Attorneys

Paul J. Spina III

Paul J. Spina, III was born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963. He is a graduate of Auburn University and Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. He was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1988 and the Tennessee State Bar in 2007. He is licensed to practice before all Alabama and Tennessee state courts, the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Tennessee, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Paul is a member of the Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section of the Alabama State Bar, the Creditor’s Rights Section of the Tennessee Bar, the Bankruptcy and Commercial Law section of the Birmingham Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Alabama Bankers Association, and the Community Bankers Association of Alabama. He has worked exclusively in the representation of creditor rights in bankruptcy and state courts throughout Alabama since 1988.

Mr. Spina adopts the philosophy of his clients in the prosecution of his cases by maintaining the most aggressive stance possible to protect the client’s paul spina interest. With the volatility of today’s economy leading to record level bankruptcy filings, Paul has become extensively involved in all aspects of bankruptcy and consumer litigation, including adequate protection and automatic stay litigation, adversary proceedings, lien challenges, confirmation hearings, valuations and dischargeability objections. Paul Spina can be contacted at PSpina@spinalavelle.com.


Paul K. Lavelle

Paul K. Lavelle was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1966. Mr. Lavelle is a graduate of the University of Alabama and of Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. He was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1992 and the Tennessee State Bar in 2007. He is licensed to practice before all state courts in Alabama and Tennessee, the United States District Courts in Alabama, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Tennessee, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Mr. Lavelle is a member of the Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section of the Alabama State Bar. He is active in the Birmingham Bar Association, is a member of the Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section of the Birmingham Bar Association and has served on the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee. Mr. Lavelle has lectured at continuing legal education seminars on creditor’s rights and consumer bankruptcy issues. Since 1992, his practice has been devoted to the representation of creditors in bankruptcy and state courts. Mr. Lavelle places a high priority on excellence in service to the firm’s clients. He is committed to providing efficient quality legal representation, which meets their needs. He paul lavelleidentifies the client’s goals, adopts them as his own and strives to accomplish those goals. Viewing the practice of law as a profession and not a trade, he believes in maintaining the honored traditions of the past while embracing modern technology so as to provide the firm’s clients with the best legal service available. Paul Lavelle can be contacted at PLavelle@spinalavelle.com.

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Spina & Lavelle, PC
One Perimeter Park South
Suite 400N
Birmingham, Alabama 35243
(205) 298-1800 Office
(205) 298-1801 Fax
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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights
  • Foreclosure Services
  • Collections
  • Consumer Litigation Defense
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