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William T Fortune

William T Fortune

2100 1st Ave. North
Suite 300
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
United States

Telephone: (205) 408-0006
Facsimile: (866) 250-1736
Firm: Fortune & Beard, PC
Practice Overview:
The law firm of Fortune & Beard was founded on three basic principles: dedication, justice and service. Our attorney’s have a multitude of experience in the legal field and a many other areas that provides us with versatility. This variety of experience makes our attorney’s well rounded and capable of relating to our clients on a professional as well as a personal level.

Our attorney’s are dedicated to our client’s and their case. We believe that each and every one of our client’s deserves the best possible representation regardless of the type of case. Our firm practices several areas of law to ensure that we continue expanding our knowledge base and our client base. The more areas that we practice in, the broader range of people we can help through the legal system.


Professional Profile:
Attorney William T. Fortune graduated from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1996, with a Bachelor of Science in the School of Business with a specialization in Accounting. In 2000, he received his Juris Doctorate from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and became licensed to practice in the State of Alabama that same year.

Mr. Fortune currently resides in Birmingham, Alabama with his wife and son.

Mr. Fortune exhibits a natural talent for family law; he has served as lead counsel in cases involving numerous family law issues; including, but not limited to, dependency and neglect, visitation, parental responsibility, parenting time, family reunifications, custody, and adoptions.
He has sat as Daily Master on numerous cases addressing Domestic Relations issues in divorce court. He has also sat countless times as Special Circuit Court Judge, addressing juvenile, domestic violence and protection from abuse issues.

Mr. Fortune has efficiently and effectively represented hundreds of clients on a variety of issues involving Criminal Defense, ranging from Capital Murder, Rape, DUI, Domestic Violence, and Drug Trafficking violations. In Alabama, Mr. Fortune has successfully represented clients in several counties; such as, Jefferson, Shelby, Tuscaloosa, Madison, Montgomery and St. Clair counties.

In 2004, Mr. Fortune established the Fortune Law Firm, an entity whose goal is to effectively and professionally seek justice in the family and criminal law arena and represent clients in arenas requiring justice; including, Criminal Law (Felony, Misdemeanor, DUI and Traffic charges), Divorce, Adoption, Child Support, Child Custody, and Probate.

In addition to being a zealous advocate in family and criminal law, Attorney William Fortune continues his involvement with the legal community. He is a member of the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, the Criminal Defense Association, the Birmingham Bar Association and he is on the ethics committee for the Birmingham Bar Association.

UndergraduateUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamBS Accounting1996
LawWilliam & MaryJD2000

Affiliations & Memberships:
Alabama State Bar
Birmingham Bar Association
American Bar Assocation