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Gerard J. Durward - Birmingham, AL

2140 11th Avenue SouthSuite 415 Birmingham, AL 35205

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Updated: 08/08/2023

Birmingham Family Law Lawyer

About Gerard J. Durward

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Adoption


Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1966
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004

Other Affiliations

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1979 - Present (Fellow)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1990 - 1996 (Board of Governor's)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1990 - 1991 (Budget and Finance Chair)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2004 - 2005 (President, Alabama chapter)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2003 - 2004 (President-Elect Alabama chapter)
  • International Academy of Family Lawyers, 1989 - Present (Fellow)
  • International Academy of Family Lawyers, 2007 - 2012 (Board of Managers, U.S.A. Chapter)
  • The American College of Family Trial Lawyers, 1994 - Present (Diplomate)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, 1987 - 1988 (President)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, 1986 - 1987 (President-Elect)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, 1981 (Secretary Treasurer)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, 1976 - 1978 (Executive Committee)
  • Alabama Law Foundation
  • Alabama State Bar Family Law Section

Past Positions

  • Gerard J. Durward, P.C., Owner, 2003 - 2004
  • Durward & Arnold, Partner, 1979 - 2003


  • Birmingham School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama, 1966
  • Paul Smith College, 1957
  • University of Maryland


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Office Information


2140 11th Avenue SouthSuite 415 Birmingham, AL 35205


  • 205-324-6656


Other Sources of Feedback About Gerard J. Durward

Included on the 2013 Alabama list

Past Lists

  • 2012 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Alabama Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Alabama Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Gerard J. Durward on Super Lawyers


  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, 1983 to present
  • Selected as Alabama Super Lawyer, 2009-2013
  • Birmingham Bar Association Lifetime Achievement Award , 2019 - Present

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