William Kent Upshaw

Comer & Upshaw LLC

William Kent Upshaw experts in Bankruptcy and Debt collection. W Kent Upshaw works at Comer Upshaw LLC. William Upshaw is graduate of W.A. Berry High School (1971) and University of Alabama in Birmingham (1974) with major in Psychology.

William Upshaw Attended Cumberland Law School at Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama graduating in 1978 Cum Laude. Served as Research Editor of Cumberland Law School Publication “The American Journal of Trial Advocacy”.

Following graduation from law school worked as Assistant District Attorney for Madison County, Alabama. Responsible for one half of all District Court criminal prosecutions and one third of Circuit Court prosecutions. (1979-1981).

Returned to Birmingham, Alabama in 1981 and took position with the law firm of Holt & Cooper. Joined the firm as a partner in 1984. Majority of firm’s matters are handled in the District Courts.

William Upshaw served as the firm’s “utility player” handling prosecution and defense of contested matters before the State and Federal (Bankruptcy) Courts. Formed Comer & Upshaw. LLP in February 2003.


  • Chairman Bio-Ethics Committee,  Carraway Methodist Medical Center for 1999 and 2002.Speaker at Carraway Methodist Medical Center, third year practice seminar  for past five years, (Topics Covered – “Choosing a Lawyer”, “Selecting a Business Entity”,  “Risk Management for the Medical Professional”

  • Member Attorney General Don Siegelman’s “Victim’s Task Force,” (January 1990).

  • Recipient of 1999 “Helen M. Yerger Award” presented by Alabama Chapter of Health Care Financial Management Association for work on amicus curiae brief before Alabama Supreme Court in case of Ex parte University of South Alabama 761 So.2d 240 (Ala. 1999).

  • Faculty Member, Alabama Bar Institute, “Garnishments in Alabama”, Birmingham, AL. 1988.

  • CLE Speaker, HFMA Dixie Institute, “Employing Hospital Liens to Enhance Third Party Collections”, Birmingham, AL. 1999.

  • CLE Speaker, NBI, “How to Get Results in Collection of Delinquent Debts in Alabama”, Birmingham, AL. 1997.

  • Speaker, Alabama State Hospice Association, “Medical Ethics,” Mobile AL. 2001.

  • Member, State Ethics Committee, Alabama Home Health Services, Inc. 1994.


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    Precious Holmes

    This is not a lawyer for you

    Very bad experience with lawyer. He did not work on my case after I paid him my $5000.00. Never returns any of my phone calls.

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