Denise J. Pomeroy

Denise J. Pomeroy Profile

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Education


  • B.A., Auburn University, 1985
  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Magna cum laude, 1989
  • Admitted - Alabama (1989)

Awards


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About Denise J. Pomeroy

For over 29 years, Denise's law practice has focused primarily in the area of family law. Over the last 15 years, Denise has become increasing involved in probate, estate, and trust litigation. As a result, Denise's practice covers a broad range of complex family matters, including both domestic, probate, estate, and trust litigation. Denise's domestic practice covers all aspects of family law including child custody, financially complex domestic litigation, division of retirement benefits, mediation, and pre- and post-nuptial planning, as well as enforcement proceedings. Denise's probate, estate, and trust litigation practice includes an intensive collaboration with her partners in the Firm's Estate and Probate Department to combine the depth of knowledge and experience necessary to comprehensively and efficiently address highly complex probate, estate and trust litigation matters for families facing adversity. Denise utilizes the unique skill sets available throughout the Firm to provide innovative solutions for each client. Denise is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and has just completed her second term as the President of the Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and presently serves as the Immediate Past President of the Alabama Chapter.

Denise has been listed in the "The Best Lawyers in America"  since 2010 in the area of Family Law and was named Family Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Birmingham for 2012 by "The Best Lawyers in America." Locally, Denise has been recognized as a top attorney by Birmingham Magazine and a "Top Flight Attorney" and on the "Top Women in Law" list by B-Metro Magazine.

Denise is Peer Review Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell®.


HOBBIES

Denise enjoys reading, traveling with her family, and college football.


Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers,
  • President, Alabama Chapter, 2009-2010 and 2017-2018.
  • Member of the Alabama State Bar and Birmingham Bar Association, having served on multiple Committees of the Birmingham Bar, including the Executive Committee, while serving as the President of the Women Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar, and the Grievance Committee, where Denise served as a Chair of one of the Grievance Committee's for the Birmingham Bar Associate. Denise has also served as a member of the Board of the Birmingham Bar Foundation. Denise long served the Women Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association as a Board Member. Denise has frequently spoken at Continuing Legal Education Seminars, and has further served both on the Committee of and as Chair of the Birmingham Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee. Denise is also a long standing member of the Family Law Section of the Alabama State Bar, including having served on its Executive Committee, and remains a member of the Women Lawyers Section and Probate Section of the Birmingham Bar Association.