Al Vance

Al Vance

Vance Dispute Resolution, PC - Convenience, Control, and Resolution
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Alabama, Georgia
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Welcome to Vance Dispute Resolution, PC, led by Al Vance, the founder and managing partner, who draws upon more than twenty years of legal expertise to offer exceptional arbitration and mediation services. As a former accomplished corporate attorney, Al excelled in a range of skills, including strategic problem-solving, mediation, litigation, leadership development, risk reduction, and negotiations. He also played a pivotal role in launching the company's initial diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Al's legal journey commenced in 2000 at a prestigious litigation firm in Birmingham, Alabama, where he later ascended to a partnership position. During his private practice, he refined his skills across diverse legal domains, including employment, product liability, and professional liability, while representing clients in state and federal courts in Alabama and Georgia. Additionally, Al served as an adjunct professor at the University of Alabama School of Law. His expertise is centered on strategic problem-solving, mediation, and arbitration. He holds registrations with esteemed organizations such as the American Arbitration Association, International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, Alabama State Court Mediator Roster, and ADR Panel of Neutrals for the Northern District of Alabama. In 2023, he assumed the role of Hearing Officer for the Alabama State Bar's Disciplinary Board and proudly holds an AV Preeminent Martindale Hubbell Rating.

Al Vance specializes in handling cases related to personal injury, product liability, professional liability, workers' compensation, and various employment laws, including the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and more. His profound legal acumen and unwavering dedication to dispute resolution establish Vance Dispute Resolution, PC, as your trusted partner for efficiently resolving complex legal matters through arbitration and mediation.

Practice Area
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business - Arbitration/Mediation, Consumer - Arbitration/Mediation
Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Alabama State Bar Association
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Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Founder
Vance Dispute Resolution
- Current
General Counsel / Member, Operations & Management & Product Review Committee General Counsel / Member, Operations & Management & Product Review Committee
Altec Industries, Inc.
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Associate General Counsel Member, Operations & Management & Product Review Committee General Counsel / Member, Operations & Management & Product Review Committee
Altec, Inc.
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Attorney/Partner
Attorney/PartnerAttorney/Partner Starnes Davis Florie LLP
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Education
University of Alabama School of Law
J.D.
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Auburn University
B.S.
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Awards
Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution (Arbitration and Mediation)
Lawyers of Distinction
AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
American Arbitration Association (AAA) - Arbitration and Mediation Panels
Member
Current
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Birmingham Bar Association
Member
Current
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Magic City Bar Association
Member
Current
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Alabama State Bar Association
Member
Current
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State Bar of Georgia
Member
Current
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Alabama Academy of Attorney Mediators
Member
Current
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CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Use of Arbitration Provisions in Client Engagement Agreements
Attorneys Insurance Mutual of the South
Speaking Engagements
Arbitration Fundamentals, Webinar, Multi-Jurisdictional
Attorneys Insurance Mutual of the South
Death of DEI? With the well-known U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on race being used as a criteria for university and college applicants, this panel will discuss the current state of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and its impact on corporations, law firms, a, Employment Law 2023 Update, Birmingham, AL
Cumberland School of Law
Moderator - Workforce and Economic Development: The Importance of High-Quality Schools, Alabama Charter School Conference, Birmingham, AL
Alabama Charter Schools
Mediation and Arbitration (Panel), Alabama State Bar Young Lawyers Section - Orange Beach CLE, Orange Beach, AL
Alabama State Bar Association
The Great Resignation or the Great Transition: Successful Black Attorneys Undertaking Bold New Career Strategies, 36th Annual NBA Corporate Counsel Conference, Orlando, FL
National Bar Association
Post COVID Realities of Working Remotely: Remote Work, Worker's Compensation, Ethics, & Cybersecurity, Cumberland School of Law - 2022 Employment Law Update, Birmingham, Alabama
Cumberland School of Law
Special Issues in Mediation (Panel), Alabama State Bar Labor & Employment Section, Mobile, Alabama
Alabama State Bar Association
Solo Practioner's Guide to Success (Panel), Webinar, Multi-Jurisdictions
International Association of Defense Counsel
Introduction to Mediation, Guest Professor, Birmingham, Alabama
Birmingham School of Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Vance Dispute Resolution
3105 Sunview Dr.
Vestavia, AL 35243
Telephone: (205) 541-7688