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Jennifer Byrd

  • Associate
Mobile, AL




Jennifer was born in Mobile, Alabama and grew up on Dauphin Island, Alabama. Early in life, she knew that she wanted to be an attorney to help others. Jennifer graduated from Mobile Christian High School. She then attended and graduated from University of Mobile, after which she attended law school at Faulkner University's Thomas G. Jones School of Law.

Jennifer was a solo practioner in Mobile from 2006 until January 2016, when she joined another firm, until 2019. She practiced in the areas of criminal, juvenile, domestic relations and probate law. Jennifer has been a guardian ad litem, representing children and incapacitated adults, as well as a certified mediator.

In April of 2019, Jennifer joined the Veterans' Disablity section of Gardberg and Kemmerly. She is accredited by the Board of Veterans' Appeals, Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and is a member of the National Organization of Veterans Advocates. Jennifer handles Veterans' disability claims, including service connection, rating increases, DIC claims and total individual unemployability. Jennifer handles cases at the VA, Board of Veterans' Appeal and Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.


  • English

Areas of Practice

  • Veterans' Disability 100%


  • 10%

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 2019
  • U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals, 2019


  • Faulkner University, Jones School of Law, Montgomery, Alabama
    • Juris Doctorate - 2006
  • University of Mobile
    • B.A. - 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Organization of Veterans Advocates, Member, 2019 to Present
  • State of Alabama Bar Association, Member, 2006 to Present
  • Mobile Bar Association, Member, 2016 to Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of South Alabama, American Cancer Society, Chair, 2020 to 2021
  • Making Strides Agaisnt Breast Cancer of South Alabama, Co-Chair, 2019 to 2020

Client Testimonials

Mr. Gardberg – I am forever in your debt. I will never be able to tell you how much I appreciate what you have done for me. I praise you and your firm for all they did to help me in my disability case. Thanks for being so kind.

– L. Nelson

Saying thank you is easy, but you will never know how you impacted my life by helping me with me Social Security disability case. This thank you comes right from the heart.

– R. Turner

Thank you, thank you , thank you to all of the angels in the law firm at Gardberg and Kemmerly. I sincerely hope you know how much you did to make my life better.

– D. Thompson