Rick's practice is exclusively limited to representing plaintiffs in civil litigation. His main areas of practice are product liability, medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death and chemical exposure. Much of his work in the area of product liability has been concentrated in the areas of automobile crashworthiness and tire failure.
K. Rick Alvis was born in Hartselle, Alabama, and graduated from Gardendale High School in 1975. He obtained his BA degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and his law degree from Samford University - Cumberland School of Law in 1984. While at Cumberland he was very active in the trial program and was a member of the Trial Advocacy Board. He also served as Materials Editor of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy.
Rick is a member of the Birmingham Bar Association and the Alabama State Bar. He is licensed to practice in Alabama, Tennessee and the US Virgin Islands. Additionally, he is admitted to practice in all federal districts in the State of Alabama.
Rick has achieved an"AV" rating by Martindale - Hubbell, the highest possible ranking for a practicing attorney by the leading institution of attorney ratings.