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Craig D. Lawrence Jr.

Partner
  • (205) 226-8737
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Education
  • Cumberland School of Law
    J.D., 2012, Scholar of Merit for Legal Research and Writing
  • Samford University, Brock School of Business
    M.B.A., 2012, Merit Scholarship
  • The University of Alabama
    B.A., Political Science and Philosophy, 2008
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 2012
  • Georgia, 2014
About Craig
His no-nonsense approach to legal work is refreshing, to say the least.
Q&A
  • What do you find most exciting about your work?
    Transactions are exciting because of the opportunity to work on important deals with brilliant people. Each deal is unique and brings about its own challenges, but it is so satisfying to come up with a creative solution and bring all parties to a productive conclusion.
  • What previous experiences, prior to your work at Balch, in uence your practice?
    I routinely draw on my business experience representing clients. This experience includes running my own small business, serving as assistant vice president in the retail and small businesses division of a regional bank, and consulting with the Alabama Small Business Development Network, a statewide network helping to enhance economic growth throughout Alabama through small business.
  • How are you involved in your community?

Select Matters

  • Represent a well-known financial institution with the acquisition, leasing and development of de novo branch banking facilities.
  • Represent developer in the assemblage of multi-site property, acquisition of brewery and simultaneous sale of business.
  • Represent high growth technology company in development of vendor management system in preparation for scaling of business and sale.
  • Represent real estate investment trust in the acquisition of 384 unit apartment complex.
     
 

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      Credentials

      Education
      • Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 2012, Scholar of Merit for Legal Research and Writing
      • Samford University, Brock School of Business, M.B.A., 2012, Merit Scholarship
      • The University of Alabama, B.A., Political Science and Philosophy, 2008
      Bar Admissions
      • Alabama, 2012
      • Georgia, 2014
      Professional Affiliations
      • Alabama State Bar
      • Birmingham Bar Association
      Community Involvement
      • Project Corporate Leadership, Board of Directors, 2019 - present 
      • Project Corporate Leadership, Class of 2019