Erik Heninger was a featured speaker at the Barristers Educational Services seminar in December covering “Recent Developments in Alabama Law.” The seminar included discuss of new cases, statutes and emerging trends of the past 12 months in 13 different areas of law. Erik covered the topics of torts, insurance, civil procedure, and workers’ compensation. Erik serves as a faculty member for Barristers Educational Services which will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2019. Known for its lively and uniquely interesting style of CLE, Barristers was founded in 1994 by William R. Newman, an attorney in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Currently, Erik represents the 10th Judicial Circuit (Birmingham) as an elected member of the Board of Bar Commissioners for the Alabama State Bar. As part of his Commissioner responsibilities, Erik sits on the Alabama State Bar Character & Fitness Committee and the Disciplinary Rules & Enforcement Committee. Finally, he has been a member of the Birmingham Bar Executive Committee since 2016. Erik is “AV Preeminent” Rated by Martindale-Hubbell – the highest possible distinction conferred by both professional peers and judges. In 2013, he was inducted as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), an invitation only organization committed to preserving the right to trial by jury. Erik was also recently named “Top 50 Lawyers in Alabama” a second time by Super Lawyers in 2017. His favorite professional experiences include being a part of the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum, Leadership Vestavia Hills and Leadership Birmingham.
Erik is a member of the State Bars of Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi and maintains a consistent presence in each state. The majority of his practice is devoted to representing individuals and businesses in civil litigation. While civil litigation is the vehicle through which he works, Erik’s passion is helping people who suffer from catastrophic injuries such as severe brain and spine damage.
More about Erik here.