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Craig Alexander has had a diverse practice throughout his legal career with the focus being civil litigation and legal ethics. A seasoned trial attorney, Craig has served as lead counsel in more than 40 jury trials and more than 100 non-jury trials, and has served as appellate counsel in those cases which were appealed to the Supreme Court of Alabama or the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals.
His practice also includes the representation of attorneys in disciplinary proceedings before the Alabama State Bar. Craig assists clients in responding to complaints, provides representation before disciplinary panels, and handles appeals of adverse decisions by disciplinary panels. In addition, he provides legal ethics advice to lawyers and law firms. Over the years, Craig has developed an intensive knowledge of the Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct and the Alabama Rules of Disciplinary Procedure. Recently, he has been appointed by the Alabama State Bar to serve as the trustee of a lawyer’s trust account.
Outside of his law practice, since 2011 Craig has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Alabama School of Law, where he teaches a course on Alabama Civil Practice and Procedure. He also currently serves as the Chair of the Amicus Curiae Committee of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, and he is an active member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers.
George Washington University Law School — J.D., 1981
University of Alabama — B.A. Philosophy, cum laude, 1977