Neena Speer

Neena Speer

Entrepreneurship & Crim Defense Lawyer | Author of #DearFutureLawyer
  • Criminal Law, Divorce, Family Law ...
  • Alabama
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Summary

Neena R. Speer is an attorney, author, speaker, and truth dealer. She has a solo law firm called the Neena R. Speer Law Firm LLC. She is a Founder and Executive Director of her mentoring nonprofit focused on continuous mentorship for all students at all levels K-12 & college, Step 1-2-3 Mentor for Life Initiative that she started her 3L year of law school. Lastly, she is a four-time published author with her most recent book is Dear Future Lawyer: An Intimate Survival Guide for the Female Minority Law Student. Her passion since she was in eighth grade was to be a criminal defense attorney in her hometown where she grew up: Birmingham, AL. She is living out that dream and speaking for countless organizations including the University of Alabama School of Law, the YMCA, the Black Girl Project, the National HBCU Pre-Law Summit, and her upcoming TedxYouth Davenport Talk entitled "Diversity Redefined" March 2021 about her experiences as a law student, a black minority in the law field, and her journey past failing her first bar exam.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Juvenile Law
  • Trademarks
  • Business Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Alabama State Bar Association
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Languages
  • French: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner and Managing Attorney
Neena R. Speer Law Firm LLC
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Education
University of Alabama School of Law
J.D. (2017) | Law
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Honors: Order of the Samaritan, Public Interest Certificate
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Howard University
B.S. (2014) | Psychology
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
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Howard University
B.A. (2014) | French
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
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Harvard Business School
Summer in Venture Management Program Participant (2013)
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Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar
Member
- Current
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Alabama Lawyers Association
Member; Law Student Reception Committee (2019-2020)
- Current
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Birmingham Bar Association
Solo Law Firm Section Member
- Current
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Alabama State Bar
Solo Law Firm Section Member
- Current
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Birmingham Bar Association
Member , Public Service Committee Chair(2019), Diversity Committee Member (2019), CLE Committee Member (2020)
- Current
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Magic City Bar Association
Community Relations Chair (2020- 2021); Member
- Current
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Alabama State Bar
Indigent Defense and Representation Committee Member
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Certifications
GAL Certified
Alabama Administration of Courts
GAL Certified
Alabama Administration of Courts
Contact & Map
Neena R. Speer Law Firm LLC
P.O. Box 55131
Birmingham, AL 35255
Telephone: (205) 490-8068
Monday: 12 PM - 2 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Thursday: 10 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday: 12 PM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed