Dedicated. Knowledgeable. Compassionate.

Family Law & Estate Planning Attorney serving Birmingham, AL

bespoke legal services

Welcome to Joseph C. Somma, PC

Since 2002, Joseph Somma has focused on helping individuals and businesses with Family LawEstate Planning, Probate and Real Estate concerns. Before entering the legal field, Mr. Somma studied political science at the University of Mississippi and then attended Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law where he obtained his Juris Doctor.

Mr. Somma’s philosophy is to provide caring, compassionate, and knowledgeable services for clients, while truly listening to the needs of his clients. Attorney Somma has the unique approach and prefers to have a smaller number of clients who use him for all their legal needs and who feel comfortable and confident in his representation. He is dedicated to providing you with time and personal one on one attention you deserve.

When he is not practicing law Mr. Somma enjoys woodworking, his dogs, home improvement, spending time with friends and enjoying classic car collecting and restoration.

Knowledgeable Attorneys Handle Multiple Areas Of The Law

Joseph C. Somma has a thorough understanding of Alabama law. He will work diligently to help you get the best possible results in the following practice areas:

  • If you are considering a divorce, or in the midst of a child custody dispute, Joseph Somma has the knowledge and experience to vigorously represent you in your family law matter. Going through a divorce or facing another family law issue can be emotionally overwhelming, which is why it is critical to have the guidance of a seasoned attorney. Located in Birmingham, Attorney Somma provides trusted counsel for his clients so they can pursue an outcome that helps them move forward with confidence.
  • Attorney Somma is very well versed on Alabama’s estate planning Law. He has counseled countless individuals with their Estate Planning concerns to include drafting Wills, various specialized Trusts, long term care plans, medical directives and more. Count on Joe Somma to create an estate plan that protects your wealth, reduce transfer taxes and avoids probate conflict. He handles estates of all sizes and level of complexity, creating clear and enforceable instructions that accurately convey our clients’ intentions.
  • Another specialty of Joe Somma is handling residential and commercial real estate matters. He will guide you through the process of negotiating, drafting and revising real estate documents, including contracts, mortgages, deeds, lease and title documents. He also handles business real estate transactions and represent clients before planning and zoning boards.

No matter how challenging your case, I am committed to resolving your legal issue efficiently and effectively. Call 205-937-3951 or contact me online to schedule a free consultation.

Commercial Real Estate

Where you conduct business can be just as important as the business you conduct. I understand that no small amount of time or attention goes...

Land Use And Zoning Law

At Joseph C. Somma, PC, I have extensive experience representing both residential and commercial clients in property matters involving land use and zoning issues.

Collaborative Divorce

For many couples, divorce proceedings are traumatic and greatly exacerbate the heartache of their loss. Because the justice system is built to be adversarial, it...

Uncontested Divorce

While divorce is never easy or pleasant, spouses who can agree on child custody, child and spousal support and property division may be able to...

Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements

Many couples choose to create prenuptial, or premarital, agreements before they wed or postnuptial agreements after they’ve tied the knot. Working out the terms of...


At Joseph C. Somma, PC, I offer a full range of services relating to wills, including drafting, review, amendment, revocation and execution.