Anita Hamlett

Director of Development


  • JD, Juris Doctor of Law, The University of Alabama, 1992
  • BA, Bachelor of Arts in Communication, The University of Alabama, 1988


Anita K. Hamlett earned her B.A. in Communications and J.D in law from The University of Alabama. Ms. Hamlett began her career as an associate with Lanier, Ford, Shaver & Payne in Huntsville, Alabama, but returned to UA’s School of Law as a practicing attorney with the Alabama Disability Law Program. She was promoted to Associate Director of Continuing Legal Education within that college and most of her career has been devoted to higher education administrative posts, serving over twelve years with The University of Alabama.

Most recently, she served as Director of Campus Services at Bevill State Community College where she oversaw the daily operations for the Fayette Campus and Pickens County Instructional Site. Other notable prior experiences include roles as Director of Employee Relations for the College of Communication and Information Sciences, Associate Dean of Student Services for the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law at Faulkner University and Director of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for the Alabama State Bar.

Ms. Hamlett joined the Capstone College of Nursing in October, 2017. As Development Director, she leads fundraising efforts to cultivate, solicit, and steward gifts to the college.

Anita is married to Casey Hamlett, originally from Hartselle, Alabama. Both Casey and Anita earned their degrees from The University of Alabama. They have one son, Landon, who is pursuing a business degree from the University of Alabama.