Salter Ferguson, LLC



Carmen S. Ferguson

Birmingham Attorney Karen M. Salter


Karen Salter is a former Registered Nurse and Accident Injury Attorney who represents individuals and families in personal injury and wrongful death cases. Her primary areas of practice are automobile, motorcycle and ATV accidents, children’s injuries, hospital employee and nursing negligence, nursing home abuse and defective products.


  • Birmingham School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D. – 1995
    • Honors: Secretary of Class
    • Honors: Sigma Delta Kappa
    • Honors: Dean’s List
  • Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • Associate Degree – 1975
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Major: Nursing
  • Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • B.S.N.
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Major: Nursing

Past Positions

  • Baptist Health System, RN/Nursing Administration/Intensive Care Unit Director, 00/1974 to 00/1996
  • Cardiology Associates, Advanced EKG Interpretation, 00/1986 to 00/1990

Professional Associations

  • Alabama Bar Association, 1996 to Present
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Shelby County Bar Association
  • Alabama Association for Justice, Present

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Fraternities Or Sororities

  • Pi Gamma Mu
  • Sigma Delta Kappa

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Hospital or Nursing Negligence
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Defective Products
  • Defective Medications
  • Defective Medical Devices

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama


  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association Top 25