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April Collins Attorney

Attorney | Best-Selling Author

April Collins

“One of the 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys” – American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys

April H. Collins is an Alabama attorney who places the utmost emphasis on her clients and ensuring they receive top-notch service. April was recently recognized as a 10 Best Personal Injury Attorney for exceptional and outstanding client service. She understands that case success and client satisfaction go hand-in-hand. She is committed to achieving both.

April is also the author of “Only the Strong Thrive”, a faith-filled inspirational and motivational memoir. “Only the Strong Thrive” debuted in 2018 as Amazon’s #1 New Release and is an Amazon Best-Selling book.

About April Collins

Education & Career Milestones

April Collins received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and her law degree from Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in Montgomery, Alabama. She is a member of the Alabama Lawyers Association, National Trial Lawyers Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.


Boards & Memberships

  • Executive Committee, Magic City Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum
  • Civil Plaintiff Executive Committee, National Trial Lawyers Top 40
  • Black Women Lawyers Association of Alabama, President
  • Hoover-AHEAD founding member
  • Leadership Hoover
  • Boys and Girls Club of North Alabama Campaign Chair
  • Birmingham Bar Association Future Leaders Forum Class 11
  • Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum Class 15
  • Alabama State Bar Membership Relations Task Force

Awards & Recognition

  • 2020 Top Attorney by Birmingham Magazine
  • Amazon book best-seller

Published Works

  • You Be the Judge: Avoiding Attorney Discipline by Taking the Bench, 13 T.G. Jones L. Rev. 1, 35 (2008)
  • Only the Strong Thrive memoir

What Can You Claim in a Personal Injury Accident?

The value of your case depends on how the accident occurred, who is liable for your injuries, and the extent of your damages. In a personal injury case, you may be able to claim the following:

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Uninsured Drivers: Legal Insights for Car Accident Victims

In a perfect world, responsible drivers would carry insurance to cover any unforeseen incidents on the road, ensuring that everyone involved is protected. However, we don’t live in a perfect world, and encounters with uninsured drivers are not uncommon. If you find yourself in this unfortunate situation in Birmingham, navigating the legal landscape can be …

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Exploring Common Types of Car Accidents Under Birmingham Law

Like any other city, Birmingham witnesses its share of accidents, each with unique circumstances and legal considerations. Attorney April Collins specializes in personal injury law, and with over 12 years of experience, she’s seen all types of car accident cases. In this blog, we will discuss common car accident types recognized by Birmingham law and …

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A Guide to Truck Accident Injury Cases

Every accident matters. But accidents involving semi-trucks (also known as 18-wheelers, big rigs, semis, and tractor-trailers) have a unique ability to cause devastation for those involved. If you’ve been injured by one of these big trucks, you might wonder what will happen if you file a personal injury claim. In general, the steps involved in …

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