Bradford Ladner, LLP is a full service litigation and appellate law firm. We handle trials and appeals in all Criminal, Civil and Divorce matters in all State and Federal Courts in Alabama.

Firm Overview


Mr. William Bradford is the senior member of the firm of BRADFORD LADNER, LLP. He was admitted to the Alabama Bar in 1993 after graduating from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. He is a native of Byram, Mississippi, and moved to Birmingham, Alabama to attend law school in 1990.

During his 19 years of practice, Mr. William Bradford has handled numerous jury trials in both State and Federal courts. He has counseled individual and corporate clients from both the plaintiff as well as the defense prospective. Mr. Bradford's case experience includes a broad range, including the defense of personal injury and wrongful death claims, defense of workers compensation claims, declaratory judgments concerning insurance coverage issues, as well as the defense in criminal cases.

Mr. William Bradford is peer rated as BV by Martindale-Hubble. He is a member of the Alabama State Bar, The Birmingham Bar Association, The Legal Writing Institute, Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Greater Birmingham Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. He is currently serving as the Vice President of the Greater Birmingham Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Mr. Bradford has extensive experience handling appellate matters. His appellate experience includes numerous appearances for oral argument before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Alabama Supreme Court and the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals.

Mr. Bradford's appellate experience is particularly valuable because oral argument is presently being granted in only a very small number of cases in the appellate courts of Alabama.


Amber L. Ladner's background in social work and her psychology degree have helped her to become trusted legal counsel for countless clients. She has worked extensively in divorce law, family law, juvenile court law, and criminal defense. Ms. Ladner also serves as the President Elect of the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and is a past President of the Greater Birmingham Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Amber Ladner was selected in 2012 a "Rising Star" Top Young Attorneys in Alabama by Superlawyers, a peer review organization.

Ladner is a member of the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and The Greater Birmingham Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

In 2010, both Bradford and Ladner received the prestigious Merit Award from the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association for their work in Coffee County Alabama on a vehicular homicide case where all charges were dismissed based upon Bradford and Ladner proving that the state circuit court did not have jurisdiction over the incident which occurred on a military base.

Please visit our website at www.bradfordladner.com for more information.
You may also call us Toll Free at 1-855-587-6350 or locally at 205-802-8823 or e-mail us at info@bradfordladner.com.
Main Office
3928 Montclair Road
Suite 208
Mountain Brook  AL  35213
  • 1-855-587-6350 / 802-8823
  • 205-802-8825


Free Initial Consultation?
Generally we offer a free initial one hour consultation.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
We do offer services on a fixed fee basis depending on the type of legal case or issue and the individual circumstances of the client.
Hourly Rates
For most legal matters, our fees are $200.00 per hour.

Office Information

Office Hours
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday and Friday
Emergency After Hours
Criminal Defense
The Attorneys at BRADFORD LADNER, LLP are experienced criminal defense attorneys who have handled hundreds of criminal charges, trials and appeals. With over 30 years of combined experience we know how to protect your rights.
Being charged with a felony or misdemeanor crime is a serious matter and requires the assistance of an experienced criminal defense attorney.

The consequences of any criminal conviction could include jail time, money fines, and even the loss of property. Even the most simple traffic ticket could cost you over $200.00 in fines and court costs. A DUI arrest can result in the loss of your driving privileges and fines in the thousands of dollars.

A criminal record can affect your basic rights such as your ability to vote or own a firearm, as well as your ability to find a job.

If you are facing criminal charges, it is important to contact an experienced Alabama criminal defense attorney who can advise you as to the best resolution of your case.

If you know or suspect that criminal charges will be filed against you, contact the law offices of Bradford Ingram Ladner immediately so we can protect your rights.

At Bradford Ingram Ladner we handle all criminal charges including the following:
Drug Charges
Drug Trafficking
Drug Possession
Domestic Violence
Driving under the influence of Controlled Substances
Theft Charges
Criminal Trespass and Criminal Mischief
Homicide and Manslaughter
Sex Crimes
Internet Crimes
Identity Theft
Criminal Fraud
Mail Fraud
Wire Fraud
White Collar Crimes
Tax Fraud
Firearms Charges
Felon with a Firearm Charges
Illegal Re-entry Charges
Immigration Charges

If you need assistance on a criminal charge, please call us today.

William K. Bradford

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    Alabama , 1993

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