Leslie Allen Coyne

Counsel Birmingham
(205) 226-3484
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Education
  • Cumberland School of Law
    J.D., 1991, magna cum laude
  • Auburn University
    B.S., 1988, summa cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 1991
About Leslie
Leslie is recognized by her clients as someone that provides great counsel, She works side by side with her clients to ensure compliance with state and federal law. Leslie does not shy away from difficult matters or stop until the matter is resolved.
Q&A
  • Which courts or agencies do you most often appear before on behalf of your clients?

    I most often appear before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Alabama state courts, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

  • What types of clients do you represent?
MORE ABOUT Leslie
  • Represented the Court-Appointed Receiver of the Personnel Board of Jefferson County (“PBJC”) in his efforts to reform the civil service system governing Jefferson County, Alabama, resulting in the successful termination of civil rights litigation that spanned more than 30 years. Current representation of the PBJC includes day-to-day advice, general litigation counsel, and support to the administrative processes of the board.
    Education
    • Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 1991, magna cum laude
    • Auburn University, B.S., 1988, summa cum laude
    Courts
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
    Bar Admissions
    • Alabama, 1991
    Professional Affiliations
    • Alabama State Bar, Labor and Employment Section
    • Federal Bar Association, Past President
    • American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section, Litigation Section
    • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
    • Birmingham Bar Association
    • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
    • LEED 2.2 LEED Accredited Professional
    Awards & Accolades
    • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating (5.0/5.0)
    • Phi Kappa Phi, Curia Honoris
    • Cumberland Law Review, Associate Editor, 1990-199
    Community Involvement
    • YWCA Momentum, Women’s Leadership Initiative, 2006
    • Children’s Aid Society
    • Pathways Shelter
    • Family Guidance Center
    • Vestavia Hills Soccer Club
    • Muscular Dystrophy Association
    • Shades Mountain Baptist Church