Top Family Lawyers: Gregory Fann, LLC
Sandi Eubank Gregory
A family law attorney since 1998, Sandi is a leader in the field, as a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and current Treasurer of the Family Law Section of the Alabama State Bar. She is a registered mediator and board certified in family trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and has developed creative strategies for both settlement and litigation to seek swift, positive results. She serves clients with compassion while maintaining much-needed objectivity for realistic direction. A fierce advocate, Sandi nonetheless values honesty and integrity in her practice.
Heather has been practicing family law exclusively for over fifteen years, teaches Advanced Domestic Relations at Cumberland School of Law, and has served in various leadership roles including Chair of the Alabama State Bar Family Law Section and, for the American Bar Association Family Law Section, as Vice Chair of the Custody Committee and as a member of the Diversity Committee. She received the Leading Practitioners Award from the National LGBTQ+ Bar in 2017 for her work on marriage and parentage equality cases including the U.S. Supreme Court case of V.L. v. E.L. Heather is trained to practice collaborative law and strives to provide truly practical, durable solutions for changing families of all types.
With over forty years of combined experience in family law matters from pre- and post-nuptial and cohabitation agreements to divorce, custody, paternity, and adoption cases, the attorneys at Gregory Fann are committed to healthy approaches to the challenges faced by families in transition wherever possible, utilizing modern options such as parenting coordination and collaborative law as well as traditional negotiation and mediation, to avoid unnecessary emotional and financial harm wherever possible. Where necessary, however, its team stands ready to litigate to ensure fair treatment, advocating for parents and spouses and their children regardless of age, race, gender, or gender identity, and welcome novel issues related to LGBTQ+ parentage and other emerging issues.
The Gregory Fann team works collaboratively within and without the firm, bringing on to the team where appropriate outside professionals such as mediators, parenting coordinators, and financial experts to evaluate and work toward the best possible outcomes for Gregory Fann clients. As children of divorce themselves and women who have divorced and co-parented, Sandi and Heather combine their personal and professional experience to provide understanding, legal knowledge, and efficiency for clients experiencing major changes in their family and financial structures.
Q & A
What is the key to a successful outcome in a family law case?
“No one wants lawyers involved with their families forever. Our goal is to provide thoughtful, long-term solutions that avoid continued litigation wherever possible, and we often utilize mental health experts, mediators, and other creative avenues to assist with reaching those solutions.”
What do you think is the most important quality in a family lawyer?
“Integrity. We know how much our clients depend on our advice, and how important their children, their homes, and their financial stability are to them. Family law clients need attorneys who are focused on the client’s best interests first and foremost, and who have the experience to provide honest advice so that clients have realistic expectations and don’t waste time, energy, or money on impossible or counterproductive goals.”
Adoptions • Alimony / Spousal Maintenance • Collaborative Law • Asset & Property Division / Preservation • Child Custody and Visitation • Child Support • Juvenile/DHR Matters • LGBTQ+ Rights • Mediation (Divorce & Family Law) • Administrative Hearings • Modifications / Enforcements • Paternity • Cohabitation, Pre-Nuptial, and Post-Nuptial Agreements
Gregory Fann, LLC
201 Office Park Drive, Suite 320, Birmingham, AL 35223
205-729-6685 • www.gregoryfann.com
No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.