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If you are facing a personal crises requiring legal advice and effective representation, the experienced lawyers at Marsh, Rickard & Bryan are ready to help. From obtaining compensation for catastrophic injuries sustained in a car accident to holding medical professionals accountable for the death of a loved one, we will provide answers and information you require for your individual case.

Since 1996, our firm has served as a fierce advocate for the rights and interests of our clients. Due to our experience, skill and record of success, our peers recognize the us as a force in and out of the courtroom. To the people we serve, we are known for our dedication to service and our pursuit of justice.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Personal Injury

  • Car accidents
  • Drunk driving accidents
  • Trucking accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Bicycle and pedestrian accidents
  • Workplace accidents
  • construction accidents
  • Defective products
  • Dog Bites
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Wrongful death

Our clients have received millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts. Let us put our experience to work for you.

Call Attorney Susan Silvernail today at 205-606-6802 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Susan J. Silvernail

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama

Education:

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, J.D.,1990
    • Cum laude
    • Honors: Member, Curia Honoris
    • Law Review: Cumberland Law Review, Member
  • Goucher College, Towson, Maryland, B.A., 1978
    • Honors: With Honors

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Alabama Civil Justice Foundation, Member, Board of Directors, 2007 - 2010
  • Alabama State Bar, Member, 1990 - Present
  • Alabama Association for Justice, Member, 1990 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1990 - Present
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Public Service Committee
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Legal Marketing Association, Member, 2006 - Present

Attorney David H. Marsh

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 1981
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1981

Education:

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1981
    • J.D.
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, 1978
    • B.S.
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Phi Delta Phi

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Alabama Association for Justice, 2003 - 2004 (Past President)
  • Alabama Association for Justice, 1985 - 1989 (Executive Committee)
  • Alabama Association for Justice, 1983 - Present (Sustaining Member: Board of Governors)
  • Alabama State Bar (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • Birmingham Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Birmingham Trial Lawyers Association, 1981 - 1982 (Secretary)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Member)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers (Member)
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers (Member)
  • International Society of Barristers (Member)
  • Inner Circle of Advocates, 2006 - Present (Member)
  • Litigation Counsel of America (Fellow)
  • Included on the 2022 Mid-South list
  • 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Alabama Super Lawyers list

Attorney Michael K. Beard

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1983

Education:

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1980
    • J.D.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Member, Curia Honoris
    • Law Review: American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Associate Editor,1979 - 1980
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, 1977
    • B.S.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Birmingham Bar Association (Executive Committee Member)
  • Alabama State Bar (Member)
  • Alabama Association for Justice (Member)
  • Included on the 2022 Mid-South list
  • 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Transportation Law, 2007 - Present

Attorney Derrick A. Mills

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 2003
  • Mississippi, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2006

Education:

  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2003
    • J.D.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Law Journal: Journal of Legal Profession, 2001 - 2003
  • University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama
    • B.S.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Political Science
    • Kappa Alpha Psi

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Alabama Bar Association, 2003 - Present (10th Judicial Circuit Board of Bar Commissioners 2010-2015)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, 2004 - Present (Executive Committee 2008-2009)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, 2006 - 2009 (Executive Committee)
  • Magic City Bar Association, 2004 - Present (President 2010)
  • American Bar Association, 2006 - Present
  • Alabama Association for Justice, 2007 - Present (Board of Directors 2010)
  • Included on the 2022 Mid-South list
  • 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • Alabama Super Lawyer, Rising Star, 2010-2013
  • Alabama Super Lawyer, 2014, 2015

Attorney D. Ty Brown

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 2009

Education:

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 2009
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Abraham Carruthers Fellow
    • Honors: Scholar of Merit
    • Honors: The Dean's Scholarship
    • Law Review: Cumberland Law Review, 2007 - 2009
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, 2004
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Included on the 2022 Mid-South list
  • 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2013
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100, 2014, 2015
  • NAOPIA 2014 Top 10 Attorney Award for Excellence in the Field of Personal Injury

Attorney J. Ben Ford

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 2015

Education:

  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2014
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Order of the Barristers
    • Honors: Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society
    • Honors: Outstanding Advocate – International Academy of Trial Lawyers
    • Law Review: The Alabama Law Review (Vol. 64)
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2011
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: President’s List and Dean’s List
    • Major: American History and Political Science
    • Sigma Chi

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Alabama Bar Association, 2014 - Present
  • Alabama Bar Association, 2014 - Present (Young Lawyers Section)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, 2014 - Present (Young Lawyers Section)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, 2014 - Present, 2016 - Present (Executive Committee)
  • American Association for Justice, 2014 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, 2014 - Present
  • Included on the 2022 Mid-South list
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40
  • Alabama Law Review (Vol. 64, 65)
  • The Order of Barristers (2014)
  • Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society (2013-14)
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award (2013)
  • George Peach Taylor Trial Advocacy Award (2013, 2014)
  • American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 40 Under 40 Litigation (2018)
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40 (2018)

Attorney Nat Bryan

Education:

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1985
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Auburn University

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Birmingham Bar Association

Attorney John David Marsh ("JD")

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 2016

Education:

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 2016
    • J.D.
    • Law Review: Cumberland Law Review,2014 - 2016
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, 2013
    • B.S.
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Agricultural Business & Economics

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Judge Abraham Carathers, Fellow

Attorney Dylan Patrick Scilabro

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 2020

Education:

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 2020
    • J.D.
    • Law Journal: American Journal of Trial advocacy, Articles Editor
  • Auburn University , Alabama, 2016
    • Major: International Business

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Emerging Leader, Alabama Association for Justice (ALAJ)
  • Member, American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Alabama Bar Association
  • Member, Birmingham Bar Association
  • Teaching Assistant in Basic Skills in Trial Advocacy , Ramona Albin , August 1, 2019 - December 1, 2019
  • 2020 Top Gun Advocate- Nominated by Cumberland School of Law and Chosen by the Baylor Law School Selection Committee as One of Country's Top 16 Advocates from among the Nation's Top Trial Advocacy Schools.
  • Best Overall Advocate, Preliminary Rounds- National trial Competition. Region 6- Gulfport, FL
  • Best Advocate, Final Round- National Trial Competition, Region 6- Gulfport, FL
  • First Place Team- National Trial Competition, Region 6- Gulfport, FL
  • 2019 Outstanding Advocate Award- South Texas Mock Trial Challenge- Houston, TX
  • Ethical Advocacy & Professionalism Award- National Civil Trial Competition- Los Angeles, CA
  • First Place- Parham H. Williams Trial Competition
  • First Place- Davis Client Counseling & Negotiations Competition
  • Scholar of Merit- Deposition Skills & technology; Professors Heidi Delorenzo, Todd Buchanan
  • Dean's List (3.30 and above)- Fall 2018/Spring 2019/Fall 2019/ *(Spring2020 n/a/ due to COVID grading system)
  • Teaching Assistant, Basic Skills in trial Advocacy- Professor Ramona C. Albin
  • Scholarship of Merit

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish

Attorney Jeffrey C. Rickard

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 1989

Education:

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1989
    • J.D.
    • Law Journal: American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Member
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, 1985
    • B.S.
    • Pi Kappa Alpha
    • Delta Sigma Pi

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Birmingham Bar Association (Member)
  • State Bar of Alabama (Member)
  • Alabama Association for Justice, 1996 - Present (Sustaining Member, Executive Committee)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • Alabama Civil Justice Foundation, 2012 - 2013 (President)
  • Included on the 2022 Mid-South list
  • 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Benchmark Plaintiff - Litigation Start, 2014
  • Martindale - Hubbell, AV Preeminent
  • Best Lawyers’ Birmingham Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs’ Lawyer of the Year, 2015
  • ALM, Top Rated Lawyer in Personal Injury, 2014
  • Alabama Law Foundation, Fellow, 2018

Attorney W. R. Rip Andrews

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 2007

Education:

  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2007
    • J.D.
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Order of the Barristers
  • Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Government

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Alabama Association for Justice, President, 2020-2021
  • Alabama State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Included on the 2022 Mid-South list
  • 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Alabama Super Lawyers list

Attorney Jane Fulton Mauzy

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 2012

Education:

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 2011
  • The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, 2005

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Alabama State Bar, Member, 2011 - Present
  • Alabama Association for Justice, Member, 2012 - Present
  • Included on the 2021 Mid-South list
  • Scholar of Merit in copyright Law, Spring, 2010

Attorney Dylan H. Marsh

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 2014

Education:

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 2014
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Scholar of Merit
    • Honors: Dean's List, 2013-2014
    • Honors: Who's Who Among Students in America's Universities and Colleges
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, 2010
    • B.A.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Alabama Board of Court Reporting, Member
  • Included on the 2022 Mid-South list
  • 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • Super Lawyers, Mid-South Rising Star, 2019, 2020
  • National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 Lawyers under 40

Attorney Richard J. Riley

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 1998

Education:

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1998
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, 1995
    • B.A.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Social Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Alabama Bar Association, 1998 - Present (Member)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, 1998 - Present (Member)
  • Business Law, Samford University, 2001 - 2011

Attorney Rhonda Pitts Chambers

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 1989
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama

Education:

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1989
    • J.D.
    • Law Review: Associate Editor, American Journal of Trial Advocacy, 1988 - 1989
  • Judson College, Marion, Alabama
    • B.A.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Alabama Association for Justice
  • Birmingham Women's Committee of 100
  • Chair, Board of Directors Alabama Women's Hall of Fame
  • Director, Alabama Pattern Jury Instructions- Civil, an Alabama Non-Profit Corporation
  • Included on the 2017 Mid-South list
  • 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year 2018 for Appellate Practice
  • Top 25 Women in Alabama Super Lawyers

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Montgomery, AL 36104

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