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Alan Duke stands out in the legal landscape with a distinctive blend of hands-on engineering acumen and sophisticated legal expertise. Renowned for his proficiency in the administration of expansive and intricate estates and trusts, Alan has consistently been lauded as a Top Attorney by Birmingham Magazine and recognized as a Rising Star by Mid-South Super Lawyers.

His legal practice is extensive and multifaceted, frequently representing executors and trustees in their administrative roles, advocating for beneficiaries to safeguard their interests, and sometimes being appointed as an administrator himself. Alan’s engineering background informs his meticulous and methodical approach to case management, providing a robust foundation for his success in representing clients embroiled in trust and estate disputes.

Alan’s commitment to the legal field extends beyond his practice. He is dedicated to educating the next generation of lawyers and professionals by teaching Trusts & Estates and Alabama Probate Law at the Birmingham School of Law. Furthermore, he imparts his knowledge of legal intricacies in the construction world as an adjunct professor at Jefferson State Community College, instructing students in Contracting and Construction Law. His dual role as an Adjunct Professor at Birmingham School of Law and at Jefferson State Building and Construction Science Department bridges his two areas of expertise, benefiting students with his unique, real-world experience.

In every endeavor, Alan applies a precision-engineered strategy to navigate the complexities of the law, ensuring diligent representation and unwavering advocacy for his clients’ interests.


  • Alabama State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals


  • J.D., Birmingham School of Law, 2010
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2006

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