Main Areas Of Practice

• Workers' compensation
• Federal employee on-the-job injuries (OWCP and ECAB)
• Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA): minimum wage violations, overtime violations,     and uncompensated work
• Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) violations
• Title VII discrimintaion and retaliation violations
• Personal injury and premises liability
• Social Security disability
• Veteran benefits
• Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) - VA malpractice claims


Lauren Holt Shine: is a Birmingham native with extensive experience in multiple areas of employment law and workers' compensation. Prior to law school, she gained inside experience through various HR and accounting positions at Holt AV/Video, a Birmingham company started by her grandfather in 1950. She received her BS in Business from UAB in 2000 and her JD from Cumberland in 2005. After law school, she worked in house with Memphis Light Gas and Water's legal department for over three years. In 2008, Lauren moved back to Birmingham and represented employers in workers' compensation and employment law defense for over three years. In 2011, she began her own practice which allows her to instead represent injured and wronged employees. She is deeply passionate about helping people hurt at work all over Alabama and uses the years of defense practice to assist injured workers with the many challenges they face. She has also developed a veterans benefits practice to assist our heros with service connection appeals. Lauren works with employers, insurance carriers, medical providers, our courts and the community to strengthen Shine Law as a workers' rights firm that can help you enforce your rights and receive your benefits.

      •   Admitted to practice law in: Alabama and Tennessee in 2005
      •   The US District Court for Northern District of Alabama in 2010
      •   The US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in 2017
      •   The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in 2020
      •   Certified Medicare Set Aside Professional in 2010
      •   Chair of Women Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association in 2019

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