The Law School can boast of the successes of its alumni who have made their marks in the fields of law, education, polictics, business and community service. The ever-expanding Miles Law School family stands at 442 graduates strong. Our alumni serve as an invaluable networking and mentoring resource for those following in their footsteps.
Listen as you hear alumni, in their own words, reflect on the law school's contribution to their personal achievement and professional accomplishments.
Judge Eric M. Fancher Judge Eric M. Fancher serves as District Court Judge (Bessemer Division) in Jefferson County and primarily handles criminal cases such as misdemeanors, preliminary hearings for felonies, probation hearings and sentencing. Judge Fancher is a member of the Class of 1983. Judge Fancher is the longest serving African-American judge currently sitting in the county.
Wayman Powell III Wayman Powell III represents the non-traditional, mature student who entered law school after having a family and an established career. He graduated and passed the bar. He touts the versatility of a law degree. Attorney Powell graduated in 1997.
Nyya C Parson-Hudson & John O. Hudson III Nyya is a second -generation law graduate. Her father, the late Connie Parson, was a graduate and successful attorney in the Birmingham area before his death. Her husband, John, is a member of the current law school trustee board, and is VP of Diversity -Corporate Relations - for Regions Bank. Nyya and John established their own law firm in Birmingham. Nyya Parson graduated in 2000 and husband John followed one year later in 2001.