Lawyers for Life's Transitions

Kristin Waters Sullivan

Partner

205.352.4455 | kristin@5pointslaw.com

Kristin Waters Sullivan is a true Birmingham native, and she loves everything about her city — especially its people. She is an active member of her community, the Birmingham Bar Association and the Alabama State Bar. Kristin attended the University of Alabama as a National Merit Scholar, and she graduated from the Honors College there with a B.A. in Political Science before attending the University of Alabama School of Law, where she attained her both her Juris Doctor and her LL.M. in Taxation. As a partner at the Five Points Law Group, Kristin brings her vast experience in Estate Planning and Probate Law to serve her clients’ and their families’ needs.


Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law, 2013, LL.M., Taxation
  • University of Alabama School of Law, 2006, Juris Doctor
  • University of Alabama, 2002, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science

Admissions

  • 2006 Alabama
  • 2014 United States Tax Court

Professional & Community Activities

  • Birmingham Bar Association
    • Solo & Small Firm Section, Executive Board, 2017
    • Entertainment Committee
    • Young Lawyers Section, Women’s Section
    • Past: Probate Section CLE Chair, Diversity & Inclusivity Committee, Bench & Bar Committee, Public Service Committee, Elder Law Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
    • Young Lawyers Section
    • Women’s Section
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
  • Magic City Art Connection, Board of Directors
  • Sidewalk Film Festival, Screening Committee

Awards & Recognitions

  • Top Flight Attorneys, BHAM BIZ Magazine, 2016 & 2017
  • Birmingham’s Top Attorneys, B-Metro Magazine, 2016
  • Top Women Attorneys, B-Metro Magazine, 2015, 2016 & 2017
  • Birmingham’s Top Attorneys, Probate Law, Birmingham Magazine, 2012 & 2014
  • Birmingham Bar Future Leaders Forum, 2013
  • Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum, Class 13

Speaking Engagements & Publications

  • Estate Administration Basics, Birmingham Bar Association CLE
  • Common Pitfalls in Estate Planning, Birmingham Bar Association CLE
  • Who’s My Client? Representing Fiduciaries in Probate Matters, Birmingham Bar Association CLE
  • How to Grow Old Gracefully: Gray Divorce and Estate Planning, Alabama State Bar CLE
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