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Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program


Is part of the nation’s federally funded protection and advocacy (P&A) system. ADAP provides legal services to Alabamians with disabilities to protect, promote and expand their rights.



P.O. Box 870395

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0395

Alabama Family TrustFor special needs trust. At Alabama Family Trust, they strive to provide families with the highest levels of professionalism, cost efficiency, and trust administration. Supplemental needs disability trust, also known as the special needs trust, helps you provide for your loved ones in perpetuity - with honor, dignity, and compassion.


(833) 881-8333

2057 Valleydale Road, Suite 111 Birmingham, AL 35244

Carney Dye LLC,

Jack Carney

At Carney, we assist individuals and families with a variety of legal matters that are important to everyone. Our primary practice areas include Wills & Trusts, Special Needs Planning, Estate Administration, and Trust Administration, along with Business Succession Planning, and Guardianships and Conservatorships. Several of these practice areas are a part of “Elder Law,” which refers to the specific legal needs of seniors. Our goal is to make sure everyone in Birmingham, and throughout the state of Alabama, who needs these services can get the assistance they need and have their questions answered.


Fax: 205-969-8182

3500 Colonnade Parkway, Suite 100 Birmingham, AL 35243

Deborah A. Mattison

Disability Rights & Education Law; Wiggins, Childs, Quinn & Pantazis, LLC.


(205) 433-7208

Fax (205) 254-1500

301 19th Street North

Birmingham, Alabama 35203

Directory for Special Needs Trust Lawyers in AlabamaDirectory of lawyers in the state of Alabama that will assist families in creating a special needs trust.
The Gallini GroupIs a special education law firm located in Birmingham, Alabama that focuses on the representation of children with special needs throughout the entire state of Alabama.


Fax (205)449-3854

One Perimeter Park South, Suite 100N Birmingham, Alabama 35243

Jay GreeneJay decided to pursue his passion for helping families in his legal career. Protecting a family’s assets helps to protect the well-being of all family members. Jay is a member of national estate planning and elder law organizations such as Medicaid Practice Network. Locally, Jay is a member of the Birmingham Bar Association and a committee member of the Elder Law Section. Jay helps families take the next steps when it comes to creating a special needs trust.


The Historic Age-Herald Building Fourth Floor, Suite 401C 2107 5th Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35203

Katherine BarrAssists clients in providing for a child or family member with special needs in a way that does not jeopardize government benefits. She has worked on legislation that improves the lives of those with disabilities and assists with the settlement of personal injury cases for persons with disabilities, preparing special needs trusts to receive such settlement proceeds. Katherine also assists families with guardianships, conservatorships, and other protection matters, as well as those with disabilities who are set to receive a personal injury settlement or inheritance and need to keep SSI or Medicaid. 


FAX 205-212-3856

2311 Highland Avenue South

Birmingham, AL 35205

Kendall Maddox and AssociatesOur firm provides you with quality estate planning resources, so you can become familiar with all of the existing options. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family’s future.

(205) 977-9045

Fax: (205) 977-9049

2550 Acton Rd, Suite 210

Birmingham, AL 35243

Shane Psears, Law offices of Sears & Sears, P.C.At the Law Offices of Sears and Sears P.C, our goal is to fiercely and relentlessly defend our clients’ rights, secure maximum compensation for any damages they may have suffered and provide the highest level of service and integrity in everything that we do. This law firm stands up for Special Education.



The Sears Building

5809 Feldspar Way

Birmingham, AL 35244

Special Needs Alliance


Is a national, not-for-profit organization of attorneys dedicated to the practice of disability and public benefits law. Individuals with disabilities, their families, and their advisors rely on the SNA to connect them with nearby attorneys who focus their practices in the disability law arena.

7739 E. Broadway Blvd. #362

Tucson, AZ 85710