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Michael S. Nissenbaum is an attorney in Birmingham, Alabama, concentrating his practice in criminal defense, DUI, expungements, juvenile defense and family law. He is dedicated to providing thorough and client-centered legal representation. 

Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Mr. Nissenbaum grew up in Birmingham and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from the University of Alabama, graduating a summa cum laude in 2009. Mr. Nissenbaum then earned his Juris Doctor in 2012 from the University of Alabama School of Law. He is a member of both the Alabama State and New York State bars. 

Prior to going into private practice, Mr. Nissenbaum served as an assistant public defender at the Tuscaloosa County Public Defender’s Office. As an avid proponent for vigorous defense, he provides skilled legal representation to ensure clients their constitutional and statutory rights. 

Mr. Nissenbaum began his career as a staff attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Birmingham, where he developed an ability to effectively defend and a passion to advocate for children in the juvenile justice system. By representing juvenile clients both as an attorney and guardian ad litem, he demonstrated a commitment to ensuring the constitutional rights and best interests of children. 

Practice areas
Juvenile defense
Criminal defense
Family law

Bar Admissions
Alabama, 2013
New York, 2013

Disclaimers No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

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2320 Arlington Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205
United States

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Mon:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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