Patricia Y. Comer

Patricia Y. Comer

Patricia Y. Comer

(205) 250 - 7670
patcomer@comerupshaw.com

Partner with Comer & Upshaw, LLP since formation in 2003; sole practitioner for nine years with sixteen years experience as a legal assistant with extensive background in bankruptcy, litigation, probate and related areas of the law.

Education

Birmingham School of Law - Birmingham, Alabama

Juris Doctor Degree: May 1994
Sigma Delta Kappa

Samford University - Birmingham, Alabama
B.S. Degree: Business Administration - 1988
B.A. Degree: Paralegal Studies - 1981
Magna Cum Laude
Phi Kappa Phi

Previous Employment

  • Legal Assistant; Tingle, Murvin, Watson & Bates, P.C.; 6/91 - 5/94

  • Sole Proprietor; Comer & Associates; 8/88-6/91

  • Legal Assistant; Sirote & Permutt, P.C.; 6/86 - 8/88

  • Deputy Clerk of the Eastern Division (Anniston) of the Northern District of Alabama; United States Bankruptcy Court; 1/84 - 6/86

  • Legal Assistant/Bankruptcy Specialist, Najjar, Denaburg - 1/80-12/83

Areas of Knowledge

 

Estate Administration and Probate

  • Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney

  • Decedent’s estates

  • Guardianships and Conservatorships

 

Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights

  • Commercial and Individual

  • Debtor and Creditor

  • Reorganization, Liquidation and Workouts

 

Litigation

  • Plaintiff and Defense

  • General Civil Litigation in State and Federal Courts