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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

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