Frank Hanson


222 20th Street North,
Suite 800 Birmingham, AL 35203

Frank Hanson is an attorney with The Cochran Firm – Birmingham where his practice focuses on personal injury, medical malpractice, dangerous drugs, wrongful death and defective products. Frank is admitted to practice in all Alabama State Courts, all Federal District Courts, the Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court.  In his practice of over 39 years, Frank has obtained numerous million dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients.  He is a member of the Alabama State Bar, the Tennessee State Bar and the Birmingham Bar.

An author of numerous legal publications on personal injury and medical malpractice topics, Frank was recognized for his outstanding professional achievements, ethical standards and legal ability with an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the AAJ (formerly the American Trial Lawyers Associations) and the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, where he serves as a member of the Executive Committee. Frank was recognized as one of Birmingham’s Top Attorneys by BMetro magazine. He is a Bar Register Preeminent Attorney and was named a Marquis Who’s Who in American Law. Frank was selected for the Legal List Best Attorneys in Alabama, as well as the Jaycee’s Outstanding Man Award. 

In addition to his outstanding professional accomplishments, Frank is an ordained deacon in the Baptist Church and has coached varsity baseball at area high schools.

Honors & Awards

  • Municipal Court Judge: Cities of Margaret, Odenville, Springville and White’s Chapel, Alabama for 10 years.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Alabama State Bar 
  • Tennessee State Bar 
  • Birmingham Bar


  • B.A. - Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC 
  • J.D. - Cumberland School of Law Samford University

Bar Admissions


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