Before John Fisher became an attorney, he worked at his father’s funeral home business. He then went on to work in insurance – including serving as the regional vice president of a local company – before going to law school. These earlier careers taught John the value of superb customer service, which is the cornerstone of The Fisher Law Firm. Take a moment to learn more about Mr. Fisher’s background and find out what our team can bring to the table to help you.

John T. Fisher, Jr.

John Fisher’s background, education, and experience, both in the legal and business world, have prepared him for a diverse practice. Using this unique blend of skills, Mr. Fisher focuses primarily on the legal areas of general litigation with emphasis on business law, personal injury and defense law, and criminal defense. He also serves as general counsel for several local businesses, providing them with valuable legal representation and business counseling.

In addition to his legal practice, John Fisher is also very active in the Tuscaloosa community. He is a Deacon and Member of Calvary Baptist Church, host of The John Fisher Radio Show, and a guest lecturer at University of Alabama, just to name a few.


  • J.D. – The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, AL, 1997
  • B.B.A. – Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, 1990

Bar and Professional Memberships

  • The Alabama State Bar, admitted 1997
  • The Tuscaloosa County Bar
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Courts for the Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Alabama
  • The United States Supreme Court
  • The Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Trenita Duncan

Mrs. Duncan was born in Bibb County, Alabama in 1970 and attended Bibb County High School, where she graduated in 1988. After graduation, Mrs. Duncan attended Stillman College prior to beginning her career with the Tuscaloosa County District Attorney’s Office.

Mrs. Duncan spent 12 years in the District Attorney’s office. While there, she worked in several capacities, including Child Support Enforcement and Worthless Checks. Mrs. Duncan’s last two years were spent as the special administrative assistant for District Court. Mrs. Duncan’s experience provides a significant amount of insight and assistance in helping navigate matters in all criminal courts. Mrs. Duncan joined The Fisher Law Firm, P.C. in May 2007 and serves as Practice Administrator and Legal Secretary to Mr. John Fisher.

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