Natalie Jayne Houston

Postion: Associate

Natalie Jayne Houston joined the firm as an associate in November of 2012 after passing the Alabama bar exam, but she has worked for the firm as an intern and law clerk since 2008. Natalie’s primary areas of practice are corporate law, business planning, criminal defense, civil litigation, administrative law, family law, estate and trust administration, and estate planning. Natalie is a member of the Alabama State Bar Association and the Birmingham Bar Association.

Natalie graduated from Samford University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and a minor in Philosophy. While at Samford, Natalie was selected for Who’s Who Among American College Students and received the University Service Award for outstanding service to the Samford community. Natalie spent a semester in Washington, DC as a part of the American University, Washington Semester Program, where she concentrated in Criminal Justice and interned for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Subsequently, Natalie attended Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, where she graduated cum laude in 2012. While at Cumberland, Natalie was a member of the Cumberland Law Review serving as a junior editor in 2010-2011 and an associate editor in 2011-2012. In 2011, her case note, Civil procedure—collateral order doctrine—disclosure orders of information subject to attorney-client privilege do not qualify for immediate appeal, Mohawk Industries, Inc. v. Carpenter, 130 S. Ct. 599, 2009, was selected for publication in the Cumberland Law Review. 41 Cumb. L. Rev. 377-392 (2010-2011). Natalie was the Scholar of Merit for Secured Transactions and Wills, Trusts and Estates, and in 2012, she received the Alabama State Bar Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section award.

While in law school Natalie obtained a variety of legal experience working in private practice, as well as for a state government agency, district court judge and mediation center. Natalie has lived in Birmingham for over ten years. Natalie and her husband are active members of their local church.