Mr. Natter provides representation in Probate and Estate matters, litigation, and strategic consultation in various business transactions. Mr. Natter has served as lead counsel in numerous litigation cases involving fraud, will contests, breach of contract and construction matters. Mr. Natter assists clients in understanding and navigating the above complex matters.
Mr. Natter has extensive courtroom experience trying both jury and non-jury cases. His courtroom and mediation experience includes cases involving Will contests, Probate matters, construction litigation, liens and other business matters.
Mr. Natter is on the Federal and State Court lists of approved attorneys as a mediator.
Mr. Natter has an “AV” rating by his legal peers, the highest professional rating available to attorneys.
Mr. Natter served on active duty and in reserves of the United States Navy from 1962 to 1998. Notable assignments include Deputy Director of the United States Naval Reserve in Washington and Deputy for Resources for Commander of Naval Forces in Europe, retiring as a Rear Admiral, United States Navy.
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT POSITION Senior Attorney
AREAS OF PRACTICE/LITIGATION
- Estate Planning
- Probate of Wills
- General Business Law
- Commercial Real Estate
Alabama State Bar – 1974
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Courts
U.S. Court of Appeals
United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1962 B.S.
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, AL, 1973 J.D.
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1993.
Birmingham Bar Association
Chairman-Special Assignments Committee
Task Force on Professionalism
Legal Referral Committee
Fee Arbitration Committee
Public Speaker’s Bureau
PAST CIVIC PARTICIPATION
Chairman Editorial Board, U.S. Naval Institute
Chairman, John Carroll Catholic High School Foundation
Member, City Council, Hoover, Alabama
Chairman, City of Hoover, Alabama Veterans Committee
President, Opera Birmingham
President, PTO Regional Catholic Schools
Chief Inspector, Voting Precinct
Special Referee, Jefferson County, Alabama Personnel Board
Special Mediator, Diocese of Birmingham
Board of Directors, Birmingham Chapter American Red Cross
Board of Directors, Southern Chapter American Red Cross
BIRTH INFORMATION 1939, Schenectady, NY