Burr & Forman

Kristen Peters Watson

Kristen Peters Watson
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (2008-2011)
  • B.A., Spanish and History, University of Virginia (2003-2007)

Alabama

North Carolina

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of North Carolina

  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Judge James Edwin Horton American Inn of Court
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Consumer Law (2017)
  • Junior League of Birmingham
  • Kid One Transport Jr. Board, President

Associate | Birmingham, AL

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Services

Commercial / Corporate Litigation Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance Financial Institution Disputes

Kristen practices in the firm's Financial Services group with a focus on financial institutions.

Kristen represents banks, auto finance companies, debt buyers, and mortgage lenders in consumer lawsuits involving state and federal laws, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Before joining Burr & Forman, Kristen served as the Writing Editor of the Cumberland Law Review.  In addition, she was a Judge Abraham Caruthers Teaching Fellow and a Dean’s Merit Scholar.  Kristen is also a contributing author to the firm’s Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Update and Consumer Finance Litigation Blog.