Leila Hirayama Watson - Shareholder



Leila H. WatsonEmail: lwatson@cwcd.com
T: (205) 271-7102
F: (205) 324-7896

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Legal Secretary - Charlotte Heath
Email: cheath@cwcd.com
T: (205) 271-7130

Paralegal - Vicki Lankford
Email: vlankford@cwcd.com
T: (205) 271-7154

 

Practice Areas

Bar Admission

  • Alabama State Bar

Court Admissions

  • The Supreme Court of Alabama
  • The Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court of Nebraska
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin

Appointments

  • Member, Alabama Pattern Jury Instructions Committee- Civil, 1998-present

Honors, Awards & Accomplishments

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2008-2014
  • Super Lawyers, 2008-2013
  • Super Lawyers, Top 50 Alabama Attorneys
  • Super Lawyers, Top 25 Alabama Women Attorneys
  • Member, Alabama Pattern Jury Instructions Committee- Civil, appointed 1998
  • Champion of Justice of the Alabama Association for Justice, January 2008
  • Top Birmingham Women 2009, Birmingham Business Journal
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell
  • Law Clerk to Associate Justice Janie L Shores, Alabama Supreme Court 1983-1984

Professional Affiliations

  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Alabama Association for Justice-Member, Executive Committee, Chair of Amicus Brief Committee
  • American Association for Justice, STEP
  • American Board of Trial Advocates

Education

  • University of Maryland School of Law, JD
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, BS

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