meredith carpen​ter law, llc

meredith woods carpenter

family law attorney and mediator

Meet the Attorney

meredith woo​ds carpenter

Meredith is a wife, mom, stepmom, ​cancer survivor, lover of alabama football, and fierce advocate.  since graduating from the birmingham school of law she has practiced in this field for over ten years, and has spent countless hours representing clients in various areas of family law.  before becoming a lawyer Meredith was a licensed graduate social worker with a masters in social work and a bachelors of science in special education, both from the university of alabama.  

Passionate about helping clients achieve their goals.

meredith understands that you are going through a difficult stage in life and is passionate about being your voice during your time of need.  she is dedicated to getting results and wants to help you get through your case with the least amount of stress as possible.   

TRAINING

MEREDITH HAS ATTENDED MANY TRAININGS TO ENSURE SHE IS KNOWLEDGABLE AND UP TO DATE ON LAWS AND PRACTICES.  SOME TRAININGS MEREDITH HAS ATTENDED ARE:  ​

  • top legal issues with the covid 19 crisis
  • "when home isn't safe" - domestic violence during a pandemic
  • webinar - reading medical records
  • webinar - evaluating strangulation evidence from a medical perspective
  • webinar - blunt force trauma
  • WEBINAR - Building Effective Advocacy for LGBTQ Clients in Alabama Webinar
  • guardian ad litem specialty courts and rules of juvenile procedure
  • guardian ad litem certification and recertification
  • mediation perspectives: a roundtable discussion
  • mediation success: advanced mediation seminar
  • domestic violence in divorce and family mediation
  • divorce and family mediation seminar
  • the best interest of the child and family law cle
  • Special Issues Related to Dependency & Termination of Parental Rights Cases
  • Domestic Violence Advocacy: Resources for Family Law Attorneys
  • Investigating and Prosecuting the Domestic Violence Case
  • The Impact of Domestic Violence in Family Court Cases
  • Scientific Data and Trends Affecting Family Law
  • Research and Trends Affecting Family law
  • Developments and Trends Affecting Family Law
  • Project SAFE - Stopping Abuse in the Family Environment
  • Representing Clients Living with HIV/AIDS
  • Human Trafficking: Victim Identification & Response 

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