Karmen Gaines


Karmen Gaines joined Clark, May, Price, Lawley, Duncan & Paul in May 2021. Karmen was born and raised in Birmingham and followed in her father’s footsteps to earn her B.A. in International Relations, graduating cum laude, and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama.

While in law school, Karmen was a member of the Black Law Students Association and achieved national success as a member of the Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition Team and Alabama Trial Advocacy Competition Team. Karmen’s competitive, hard-working spirit and prior experience as a judicial law clerk make her a valuable member of the Clark, May, Price team.

In her free time, Karmen enjoys running, playing with her dog, Taz, and trying out new restaurants in the Birmingham area.

  • Alabama State Bar
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Alabama Bar Association