Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Birmingham attorney Ann T. Taylor has been selected by the Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program (BBVLP) as the 2012 Volunteer Attorney of the Year. The award recognizes Ms. Taylor’s support of the BBVLP and the time she devotes to providing pro bono legal services. She will receive her award during the BBVLP’s Celebrate Pro Bono Luncheon on October 26.
“You are an extraordinary example of living out the mission of the BBVLP as we seek to provide quality services to the most vulnerable in our community,” BBVLP Executive Director Kelli Hogue Mauro wrote in a letter to Ms. Taylor announcing the award.
The BBVLP was established in 1995 by the Birmingham Bar Association in conjunction with Legal Services of Metro Birmingham, Inc., now known as Legal Services Alabama.
“Not only is Ann an outstanding attorney with our firm, but she sets the bar high for others by giving of her time and legal skills to help those in need,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “We congratulate Ann on this well-deserved recognition.”
An associate in the firm’s Litigation, Real Estate and Insurance practice groups, Ms. Taylor represents clients in the health, life and disability insurance industry, as well as in the mortgage industry. Her mortgage cases involve numerous causes of action including mortgage related fees and services, FCRA, TILA, RESPA, RICO and predatory lending. Her insurance litigation experience includes complex litigation for life, health and disability insurers, including agent lawsuits, coverage issues, bad faith, fraud suits and ERISA coverage disputes.
Ms. Taylor earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law, and also has a B.B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Mississippi.