Awards & Recogntion

  • Named one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys Under 40 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2015-2106
  • Stephanie is “AV Preeminent” rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest possible rating, signifying that both her peers and the judiciary ranked her at the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.


EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law (2010)
    • George Peach Taylor Trial Advocacy Award
    • International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award
    • American Board of Trial Advocates Nat Bryan Memorial Scholarship
    • William C. Sullivan Award for Academic Excellence
      • Dallas Sands Dean’s Ambassador Award
    • Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society President
    • Order of the Barristers
    • Student Bar Association Senator
    • Senior Editor, Journal of the Legal Profession
  • B.A., University of Alabama (2007)
    • Morris Lehman Mayer Award
    • The XXXI
    • Brownell Award for Most Outstanding Undergraduate in Spanish
    • Lee David Black Award for Excellence in English
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Memberships

  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Alabama Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice

Meet Attorney

Stephanie Emens Balzli

Attorney

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Stephanie Balzli is committed to the passionate pursuit of justice on behalf of her clients. Stephanie has significant litigation and trial experience, having obtained multiple six figure verdicts as lead counsel in personal injury cases. She has prevailed against large corporations, insurance companies, and individual defendants at trial. Stephanie’s practice centers around motor vehicle collisions, premises liability, UM/UIM coverage, catastrophic injury cases and trucking cases.

Stephanie is originally from Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She attended the University of Alabama for both her bachelor’s degree and law school. As an undergraduate, Stephanie was the recipient of the Morris Lehman Mayer Award, one of the University’s four Premier Awards for leadership, service to the community, and contributions to student life.

In law school, Stephanie competed across the country as an advocate on the school’s national trial competition teams. She also served as a senior editor for the law school’s Journal of the Legal Profession and her student comment, “The Methodology and Manipulation of the U.S. News Law School Rankings” was selected for publication by the journal. Stephanie further served the school as a Student Bar Association senator, as a Law School Ambassador, and also as President of the Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society.

Stephanie and her husband Chris live in Hoover and are members of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. They enjoy Alabama football, hunting, and summer sunsets over Mobile Bay. They are the proud parents of a beautiful baby girl named Mary Lou and a goofy weimaraner named Buck.

EXPERIENCE & CASES

  • Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Lawyers, P.C. 2016 – present
  • Wettermark Keith, LLC 2011 – 2016
  • Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C. 2010 – 2011

Awards & Recogntion

  • Named one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys Under 40 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2015-2106
  • Stephanie is “AV Preeminent” rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest possible rating, signifying that both her peers and the judiciary ranked her at the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.


EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law (2010)
    • George Peach Taylor Trial Advocacy Award
    • International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award
    • American Board of Trial Advocates Nat Bryan Memorial Scholarship
    • William C. Sullivan Award for Academic Excellence
      • Dallas Sands Dean’s Ambassador Award
    • Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society President
    • Order of the Barristers
    • Student Bar Association Senator
    • Senior Editor, Journal of the Legal Profession
  • B.A., University of Alabama (2007)
    • Morris Lehman Mayer Award
    • The XXXI
    • Brownell Award for Most Outstanding Undergraduate in Spanish
    • Lee David Black Award for Excellence in English
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Memberships

  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Alabama Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice

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EXPERIENCE & CASES

  • Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Lawyers, P.C. 2016 – present
  • Wettermark Keith, LLC 2011 – 2016
  • Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C. 2010 – 2011

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Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys is known nationwide for providing outstanding legal advice and excellent representation. We have recovered over  $1 billion in lawsuits involving 18 wheeler trucking litigation, wrongful death litigation, commercial vehicle litigation, motorcycle litigation, catastrophic litigation, and mass torts involving medical devices and bad drug litigation. Our prowess in the legal arena comes from our combined years of trial and complex litigation experience.

We founded our practice on the belief that the 7th amendment and the civil jury system is the best means to provide compensation to injured parties and deter wrongdoers from injuring others in the future.

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