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Micah Stephen Adkins

Micah Stephen Adkins

Practice areas:

Identity Theft, Credit Card Fraud, Class Action, Credit Repair

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About Me

 


Micah’s practice focuses on the representation of victims of identity theft and consumers with credit reporting issues.  His practice is 100% litigation exclusively in federal court. 


 


Micah regularly litigates against the “big three” nationwide consumer reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian and Trans Union) under federal consumer protection statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA). 


 


Micah was born in Dallas, Texas and earned his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Texas, at Dallas, cum laude, in 2000.  He earned his juris doctorate from the Cumberland School of Law in 2005.  While at Cumberland, he received the Peer Scholarship Award and served as an Associate Justice on the Honor Court.


 


Micah is admitted to practice law in Alabama and Texas.  He is also admitted to the following federal courts: District of Colorado; Northern District of Alabama; Middle District of Alabama; Southern District of Alabama; Northern District of Texas; Eastern District of Texas; Southern District of Texas; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.  He has also been admitted on motion to other federal courts across the country, including Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. 


 


Micah has represented thousands of victims of data breaches in nationwide class actions and in multi-district litigation (MDL). He represented named class representatives in the following MDLs, including: In re Countrywide Financial Corp. Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, MDL No. 1998; In re TJX Companies Retail Security Breach, MDL No. 1838; and In re Department of Veterans (VA) Affairs Data Theft Litigation, MDL No. 1796. 


 


Micah maintains offices in Birmingham, Alabama and Dallas, Texas.  Attorneys from all over the US regulalry refer Fair Credit Reporting Act cases to Mr. Adkins.  He is a member of the American Association for Justice, Alabama Association for Justice, Atlanta Bar Association, Birmingham Bar Association, Collin County Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, and the National Association of Consumer Advocates.


 


For more information about Micah and his Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) practice, visit www.itsyourcreditreport.com, or call him at 1-800-263-9091.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Identity Theft: 55%
    9 years
  2. Credit Repair: 15%
    9 years
  3. Class Action: 15%
    9 years
  4. Credit Card Fraud: 15%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
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  • Jared Michael Lee

    Micah is an excellent attorney and highly skilled in issues of credit reporting and identity theft. I have often recommended Micah both to clients and to other attorneys seeking expertise on FCRA issues.

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    Jared Lee Privacy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Adkins Firm, P.C.

5400 LBJ Freeway
Suite 1200
Dallas, TX, 75240

The Adkins Firm, PC

301 19th Street North
Suite 581
Birmingham, AL, 35203

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201308/25/2015
ALAuthorized to practice law200708/11/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Consumer LawyerBirmingham Magazine2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Top Consumer AttorneyBirmingham Magazine2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top Consumer AttorneyBirmingham Magazine2013
Top Consumer AttorneyBirmingham Magazine2012

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Alabama State BarMemberN/A
Houston Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Dallas County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMemberN/A
Birmingham Bar Association, Public Service CommitteeMemberN/A
Birmingham Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Alabama Association for Justice, Emerging Leaders SectionMemberN/A
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Samford University, Cumberland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Texas System, DallasN/ABS - Bachelor of Science2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesClaims Under 15 USC 1681e(b)2015
Consumer Rights & the FCRAClaims Under the FCRA2015
Orlando Mayor's SummitAvoiding & Addressing Identity Theft2014
Lunch & Learn CLEIdentity Theft2014
Housing Umbrella Group Training and MeetingTenant Screening Reports2014
Florida Bar ConventionDefending Against ID Theft2014
Birmingham Bar AssociationElder Financial Exploitation & Abuse2014
Alabama Association for Justice Summer ConferenceID Theft & Consumer Rights2014
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesDiscovery in FCRA Cases2013
Identity Theft & Credit Report ErrorsConsumer Rights Under the FCRA2013
Birmingham Bar AssociationIdentity Theft Rights Under Federal & State Law2013
People's Law SchoolIdentity Theft & Credit Report Errors2012
Association of Certified Fraud ExaminersIdentity Theft2012
Alabama State Bar, Young Lawyers Section, Iron Bowl CLE SubcommitteeIdentity Theft2012
Alabama PTA Annual ConferenceOnline Safety for Children2012
Huntsville-Madison County Bar AssociationIdentity Theft & Credit Report Errors2011