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Kate Furek

Kate Furek

Former prosecutor with years of experience ready to aggressively defend you!
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets ...
  • Alabama
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You shouldn’t have to go to court alone.

Kate’s philosophy in practicing law is that no one should have to navigate the courthouse by themselves: Whether you’ve been accused of a crime or you find yourself in need of discrimination protection, you need aggressive representation and you need it now.

Results in the following types of cases:

- Drug possession and other drug crimes
- Weapons violations
- Assault and other violent crimes
- Theft and property crimes
- Sex offenses
- Homicide / Manslaughter
- Criminal record expungement

- Wage and hour disputes
- Whistleblower protection
- Discrimination
- Sexual harassment
- Family and medical leave disputes

Kate is a former prosecutor with the experience and skills to get results in your case. If you need someone to stand up for you in court, don't wait to seek representation. Kate has extensive experience representing UA students and out-of-town clients.

When you hire a lawyer, you should get one who's easy to get in touch with and who is passionate about your case.

Call or email today to schedule a free consultation and find out how Kate can help. Our office is located in downtown Tuscaloosa, less than a mile from The University of Alabama campus.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Free Consultation
    Call now to schedule a complimentary case evaluation for any kind of case.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    I accept cash, check, credit cards for all cases.
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama State Bar Association
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Federal Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Browne House Law Group
Samford University
J.D. (2016)
Honors: Merit Scholar
Activities: Associate Justice, Moot Court Board Moot Court National Team Phi Alpha Delta
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University of Baltimore
M.A. (2014) | Master of Public Administration
Activities: MPA Student Association
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University of Maryland - Baltimore County
B.A. (2008)
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Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Lawyer in Alabama
Best Oralist
Cumberland School of Law, Gordan T. Saad Moot Court Competition
Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar Pro Bono Task Force
- Current
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Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
- Current
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Tuscaloosa Bar Association
- Current
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Alabama State Bar  # 7878X69R
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Path to Success , Women's Section - Birmingham Bar / The Dorbin Association , The University of Alabama School of Law
Legal Answers
13 Questions Answered

Q. Can additional charges to a traffic stop that resulted in a charge but successfully defended against be dissmissed?
A: A lawyer would need more information before answering the question specific to your case, however, if multiple charges arise from a traffic stop, you can be convicted of those additional charges even if the ticket that was the reason for the stop is dismissed. In these situations, it's best to hire a lawyer in your county to aggressively defend you against these charges.
Q. Can I get a ticket for expired tags from more than one jurisdiction in the same 24 hour period?
A: Yes. Sometimes, if you've gotten your tags updated quickly after the ticket, one or more jurisdictions may dismiss the ticket on payment of court cost - but they are under no obligation to do so.
Q. How can I get my husband a ID so he can receive chemo if he has warrants for fta on tickets?
A: If he has warrants for failure to pay traffic tickets, it is not the clerks who can waive the requirement that he turn himself in. In order to handle the warrants for you, the best outcome is usually obtained by hiring a lawyer in the county where the warrants are from to help you navigate this situation.
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Contact & Map
601 Greensboro Ave.
Ste 700
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Telephone: (205) 687-3023
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Consultations are available at extended hours by appointment only.