Harris, Caddell & Shanks, P.C. was formed by the merger in 1989 of two of Morgan County's oldest law firms, Harris, Shinn, Phillips & Perry, P.A. and Caddell & Shanks. The Harris family first began practicing law in Morgan County in 1872 when Colonel C.C. Harris moved to Decatur to establish a law practice. The Caddell firm can be traced back to 1935 when John H. Peach and John A. Caddell formed a partnership for the practice of law.
Harris, Caddell & Shanks, P.C., one of the largest law firms in North Alabama, has an extensive client base and practice in the areas of civil litigation, corporate law, commercial law, domestic relations, employment law, real estate law, trusts and estates, tax law and banking law. The firm engages in the practice of law throughout the North Alabama area.
Harris, Caddell & Shanks, P.C., is committed to providing legal counsel and representation consistent with the highest standards of excellence. The firm's values are rooted in the tradition established by our founding partners more than a century ago. These values - integrity, professionalism and devotion to clients' needs guide the attorneys in their service to clients and to the Decatur /Morgan County community. The firm's team of attorneys combines decades of experience with dedication to achieve the legal goals of every individual, government and corporate client throughout Northern Alabama.
Harris, Caddell & Shanks adheres strictly to these standards. The firm's reputation and clients depend on it.