Mediator's Profile

Susan Han

Business Name: Nettles Han Law, LLC

Ms. Susan Nettles Han is a litigator with years of experience in both federal and state courts. Since 2006, she has practiced civil litigation, with a focus in the areas of employment law and real property litigation. She believes that it is incredibly important to keep the client informed and she seeks to obtain good results both in and out of court in an efficient manner. Susan also is a trained and registered mediator for civil litigation matters.

In Susan’s real estate practice, she represents commercial and private property owners, banks, title insurers, and insureds in real estate and real property litigation involving reformation, encroachment, easement, adverse possession, boundary, quiet title, and trespass disputes. In her employment practice, she represents employers and individuals in litigation and appeals, with experience in matters arising out of numerous federal and state laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; The Civil Rights Act of 1991; 42 U.S.C. §§ 1981, 1983, 1985; The Americans with Disabilities Act; The Family Medical Leave Act; the Fair Labor Standards Act; The Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Alabama Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act and State-law torts arising out of the employment relationship. In probate court, Susan has helped resolve trusts and estate matters.

Susan has served as Chair of the Women Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association. Susan is a current member of the Solo/Small Firm Section Board, the Birmingham Bar Executive Committee, and the Alabama State Bar Quality of Life, Health and Wellness Committee. Susan also has served as member of the Board at the Virginia Samford Theatre since 2007 and she is currently a member of the VST Executive Committee. Susan loves running, yoga, theatre, and music.


  • The University of Texas at Austin, Masters of Music, Ethnomusicology, 2000
  • McGill University, (B.A.), Humanities/Humanistic Studies, 1996


  • Co-Chair, Alabama Mindfulness in Law Society
  • Co-Chair, 2020-2023 Alabama State Bar Quality of Life, Health & Wellness Committee
  • Board member (and Secretary from 2018-2023), GirlSpring
  • Board member (and Executive Committee Chair from 2020-2023), Virginia Samford Theatre

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