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Christopher Weaver

About Christopher Weaver

Christopher brings an extraordinary breadth of experience to the table, a quality that sets him apart in the legal profession. His journey through various critical roles in the legal system – as a public defender, prosecutor, guardian ad litem, private practitioner, and even state-certified Court Magistrate – is a path less traveled in the field of law. This extensive range of roles is atypical, providing Christopher with a rare and invaluable perspective in legal practice. His ability to understand and navigate the intricacies of the law from various angles makes him a uniquely versatile and effective advocate, particularly in areas of commercial transportation, municipal liability, and premises liability.

Christopher’s broad legal experience is a significant asset in his approach to trial readiness. Unlike many attorneys who may prefer the predictability of settlements, Christopher’s diverse background has instilled a level of confidence and competence that makes him unhesitant to take cases to trial. This readiness not only demonstrates his commitment to his clients’ best interests but also often leads to more advantageous negotiation outcomes when settlement aligns with the client’s best interest, as he’s clearly communicated his thorough preparedness for courtroom challenges.

Early recognition as a Top Attorney by Birmingham Magazine, 2022 NextGen BHM Law Honoree by Birmingham Business Journal, 2023 participant in the Birmingham Bar Association’s Future Leaders Forum and recent selection for the Defense Research Institute (DRI)’s elite and select Rainmaker Mentoring Program are all reflections of Christopher’s exceptional skill and dedication. Whether among the local bar association or within the largest international organization of civil defense attorneys and in-house counsel, these accolades underscore Christopher’s prominence as a lawyer of quality character and national caliber.

Partnering with Christopher Weaver means engaging with an attorney who possesses a rare and extensive range of legal experiences, a strategic approach to litigation, and a deep commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes. His exceptional background is complemented by a rich personal life. Christopher is a family man, devoted to his wife, two young sons, and Watson, the family dog. His hobbies include woodworking, writing, and trying to teach his kids how to play chess. He is a man of faith and believes that God has placed him where he is, this very minute, for a reason. These personal pursuits reflect the balance and grounding he brings to his professional life, making him a well-rounded individual and attorney.

  • Juris Doctor, Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
  • APOST Certification, Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Alabama State Bar
  • All US District Courts in Alabama
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • UAB National Alumni Society
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • Top 40 Under 40 National Black Lawyers
  • Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Birmingham Connection Committee Member, Birmingham Bar Association
  • Sixth Avenue Baptist Church Member
  • Christian Service Mission
  • Mayor’s Office Division of Youth Services Volunteer
  • Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers Association
  • Project Homeless Connect
  • 2017 Birmingham Magazine’s Top Attorneys
  • NextGen BHAM Law 2022 Award Recipient


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