ANNA M. SPARKS, ESQ.
BACKGROUND & EDUCATION
Anna M. Sparks has been practicing law since 2011. She has broad- based experience in the legal system, as a practitioner and as a professional working within the legal system. Prior to admission to the Alabama State Bar, she handled thousands of cases as a juvenile probation officer for Jefferson County, Alabama. She has worked directly with specialty courts for Jefferson and Blount County, Alabama. In 2013, she expanded her experience to include Employment and Contract law as the Director of Human Resources and Assistant Legal Counsel for one of the largest railroad distribution companies in Alabama. She has since returned to her love of the courtroom and private practice bringing with her a broad range of experiences in family, criminal and employment law. Anna was raised in Blount County, Alabama but currently resides in Hoover, Alabama.
Areas of Practice
Child Custody Disputes
Wrongful Termination and Employment Law
Birmingham School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama – J.D.
University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama – B.S.
*Honors: Dean’s List 2004 and 2005
Major: Criminal Justice and Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships
Shelby County Bar Association, Member, 2019 – Present
Birmingham Bar Association, Member, 2018 – Present
Alabama State Bar Leadership Program, Class of 14 Graduate, 2018
Business and Professional Women’s Association, Member, 2012 – 2014
Alabama Bar Association, Member, 2011 – Present
Past Employment Positions
Blount County Community Corrections, Executive Director, 2017 – Present
Crocker & Sparks, Partner, 2014 – 2018
Boatright Companies, Director of HR & Assistant Legal Counsel, 2013 – 2014
Jefferson County Family Court, Juvenile Probation Officer, 2006 – 2013