Elizabeth  Weyerman

Home State

Alabama

Undergraduate Institution

Auburn University, 2019

Legal Interests

Trial Advocacy, Civil Litigation, Public Interest, Policy Issues

 Hobbies

I enjoy being involved in my church, traveling with friends and family, dancing and Orange Theory. 

What do you think is the best thing about Cumberland School of Law?

The community and opportunities to get involved early on set Cumberland apart. The atmosphere is encouraging, and students, professors, and faculty support each other. It is a community that encourages one another and lasts. 

Why did you choose Cumberland School of Law?

I chose Cumberland because I love the community and atmosphere. Students are friendly to each other, professors are approachable and are always willing to help, and the staff is always helpful and available.

What do you most enjoy about studying law in Birmingham? What do you like to do in Birmingham?

I love being in Birmingham. I love the city, and there is never a shortage of activities to do in your free time. I also love having the opportunities to go to the different court houses, meeting lawyers and having access to firms that practice all types of law, and being involved with the Birmingham Bar Association. I love going to museums, plays, live music, local restaurants and hiking trails.

Student Organizations/Extracurricular Activities

Trial Advocacy Board, Williams 1L Trial Competition Director; Caruthers Fellow; Lead Student Ambassador; Cumberland’s Alabama Student Bar Association, president; Donworth 1L Moot Court Competition, semifinalist; Williams 1L Trial Competition, semifinalist; International Law Club, treasurer; Women in Law; Cumberland Public Interest and Community Service Organization (CPICS);  Birmingham Bar Association, student member; THEMIS Bar Prep Representative; Wills Clinic

If you could give any advice to your pre-law school self, what would you say? 

Get involved in school organizations, extracurricular activities, and the Birmingham Bar Association, and take advantage of every opportunity Cumberland gives you to learn. This strategy will help you figure out or affirm the types of law you are interested in. Make close friends with people in your year and the years above you – they are always willing to help you. Do not be afraid to network with the legal community, and befriend your professors and the rest of the Cumberland faculty.

What do you plan to do after graduation?

I hope to work for a litigation firm in Alabama.