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Elizabeth Jones Flachsbart

Attorney Birmingham
(205) 226-3432
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Education
  • Washington & Lee University School of Law
    J.D., 2015, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Burks Scholar
  • The University of Alabama
    B.A., 2010, summa cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 2015
About Elizabeth
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  • How are you involved in your community?

    I am a member of the junior board for the Birmingham Education Foundation Junior Board. In addition, I serve on the Honors College Council for the University of Alabama's Honors College, and I am a Fellow in the Blackburn Institute. My husband, Alex, and I are members of the Cathedral Church of the Advent. 

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  • Electrical Contact/Wrongful Death Litigation: As part of a team of Balch attorneys, currently defending multiple actions where plaintiffs allege property damage, injuries, and/or death arising out of contact with overhead power lines (on-going).
  • California’s Proposition 65: Counseled multiple manufacturing clients on changes to California’s Proposition 65 regulations going into effect in August 2018 and assisted clients in preparing contracts and product labels in compliance with the same (on-going).
  • Shoreline Management: Work on a variety of real estate, leasing, and permitting issues related to structures on Alabama’s lake shorelines, including providing legal assistance in the development of community septic systems and clearing of abandoned mobile homes (on-going).
  • Personal Injury Litigation: Successfully defended electric utility at trial against a plaintiff’s claim that the utility contributed to injuries suffered when she fell on an escalator. Obtained complete dismissal of claims at the close of the plaintiff’s case. (2017, Phillips v. Belk, et al. (District Court of Jefferson County, Alabama))
  • Healthcare Litigation: As part of a team of Balch attorneys, obtained award of all costs and complete dismissal of lawsuit in federal court by a medical provider alleging discrimination against healthcare plan and third party administrator under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (2017, W.A. Griffin, MD v. General Electric Company, et al (Northern District of Georgia)).
        Education
        • Washington & Lee University School of Law, J.D., 2015, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Burks Scholar
        • The University of Alabama, B.A., 2010, summa cum laude
        Bar Admissions
        • Alabama, 2015
        Community Involvement
        • Teach For America-Alabama Alumni Advisory Board, Board Member
        • Birmingham Education Foundation, Junior Board Member
        • University of Alabama Honors College Council, Board Member
        • The Blackburn Institute, Fellow