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Richard W. Theibert

Of Counsel

Phone (205) 271-9668

Paralegal:  Lisa Parker


Email:  lparker@dfhlaw.com

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Richard is a native of Akron, Ohio. He practices in the firm’s Real Estate Group, concentrating on business law and real property. He graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University and received his law degree from New York University School of Law. He was a professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and is currently a professor in Property Law and Advanced Property Law at Birmingham School of Law, where he has been selected as Professor of the Year for thirty consecutive years.

Richard was Commissioner of the Southside/Avondale softball league and has been the head softball coach at Indian Springs School for the past twenty seasons. He and his wife, Anne who is a professor at University of Alabama – Birmingham, have three children, Leslie, Jillian, and Elizabeth. Anne is also a co-author of “Essentials of Modern Neuroscience”.

  • Recipient – American Jurisprudence Award for Family Law
  • Tishman Fellow. 
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers
  • Birmingham Magazine – Best Attorneys
  • B-Metro – Best Attorneys
  • Who’s Who
  • Martindale Hubbell – AV Rated by Peers and Judiciary
  • Maryland Bar Association
  • United States District Court of Maryland
  • Alabama State Bar
  • United States District Court,  Middle District of Alabama
  • United States Court of Appeals,  Fourth Circuit
  • Chair of the Birmingham Housing Development Corporation and as President of Alabama Real Estate Lawyers

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  • New York University School of Law (J.D., 1978)
  • Johns Hopkins University (B.A., with honors, 1974)


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