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Melanie B. Holliman Esq.

Bradford & Holliman LLC

Melanie B. Holliman Esq.

Bradford & Holliman LLC

Melanie B. Holliman Esq.

Bradford & Holliman LLC

Melanie B. Holliman (formerly Melanie B. Bradford) is a partner of Bradford & Holliman LLC.   Ms. Holliman practices in the areas of estate planning, estate and gift tax planning, asset protection, Medicaid and nursing home planning, VA benefits, probate, Social Security Disability, special needs trusts/planning, and business and commercial law.

Melanie B. Holliman earned her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, in Birmingham, Alabama. While in law school, she was a member of the Cumberland Law Review. The faculty of Cumberland School of Law selected her from the top ten percent of the class to be a member of Curia Honoris.

She is a member of the Alabama State Bar the Alabama State Bar Section of Elder Law where she served the Section as Secretary, Vice President, President, and on the Board of Directors. She is a member of the American Bar Association, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, American Association of University Women, Kiwanis, and other civic organizations. Melanie B. Holliman is licensed to practice law in Alabama, before the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama, and the U.S. Tax Court. She also is accredited by the VA Administration and practices before the Social Security Administration.

To set up a private consultation call at one of two offices:

For the Scottsboro office located at 803 Garland Ferry Road, call 256-259-3301. Office hours are 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Evening, Friday, or weekend appointments can be arranged, if scheduled in advance. Or you can Skype consultations are also available if traveling is a problem for the client.

For the Birmingham area office located at 2491 Pelham Parkway, Pelham, AL, call 205-663-0281.  Similar office hours are available.

Firm Description

For many years now, I have exclusively focused my law practice on estate planning and elder law issues that affect all stages of life, not just the "end game":

  • Last Wills and Testaments
  • Revocable Living Trusts to avoid probate (including specialized provisions to protect children or others from creditors, etc)
  • Asset protection trusts to help protect government benefits and to protect from spendthrifts and scammers
  • Planning for long term care 
  • Special needs trust planning for individuals with disabilities or the families of individuals with disabilities 
  • Medicaid Planning before skilled nursing home care becomes a need and to avoid any spend-down of assets
  • Probate


Day From To
Monday 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM 5:00 PM


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Main Office

2491 Pelham Parkway
Pelham, AL 35124

803 Garland Ferry Road
Scottsboro, AL 35768

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