Fitcher attended UAB for undergraduate school, then earned an MBA from Samford University and his law degree from Samford's Cumberland School of Law. He worked for 20 years as a sole practitioner, specializing in personal injury and bankruptcy cases, before joining Farris, Riley and Pitt as a partner in 2002.
- "Metro briefs: Fultondale." (January 29, 2008) Birmingham News
- George Witcher profile at Farris, Riley and Pitt, LLP