John F. Porter, III, P.C.
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123 East Laurel Street
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Office Hours:Monday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Tuesday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Wednesday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Thursday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Friday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
About this office:
The firm has handled numerous civil and appellate matters and attracted national attention with the successful argument of a landmark case before the U.S. Supreme Court. J.E.B. v. Alabama banned gender discrimination in jury selection. The firm provides a broad range of legal services and represents individuals and local business, industry and government entities as well as a number of national and international clients.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Personal Injury; Accidents; Wills; Trusts; Estate Planning; Probate & Estate Administration; Family Law; Divorce; High Net Worth Divorce; Real Estate; Commercial Real Estate; Corporate Law; Business Law; Insurance Defense; Workers Compensation Defense; Appellate Practice; Civil Appeals; Utility Law; School Law; Governmental Law; Contested Divorces, Uncontested Divorce; Child Custody, Out of State Custody Proceedings; Visitation; Child Support, Child Support Modification; Spousal Support, Spousal Maintenance, Alimony; Separation; Division of Property, Complex Property Division; Property Settlement Involving Businesses, Real Estate, Stock Options; Paternity; Adoption; Fathers' Rights; Grandparents Rights; Step Parents Rights, Step Parent Adoption; Parental Relocations & Move Aways; Military Divorce, Military Child Custody; Pre & Post Marital Agreements; Termination on Parental Rights; Protective Orders; Mediation & Collaborative Law; Asset Protection; Probate Litigation; Tax Planning; Inheritance & Estate Tax Planning; Trust Administration; Health Care Powers of Attorney; Durable Powers of Attorney; Long-Term Care Planning; Elder Abuse & Fraud Recovery; Auto/Car/Motor Vehicle Accidents; Drunk Driving Accidents, Vehicle Rollovers; Motorcycle Accidents; Truck Accidents; Commercial Trucks, Recreational Vehicles (RV's), Deliver Truck Accidents; Brain Injuries; Spinal Cord Injuries; Birth Injuries; Construction Accidents; Dog Bites; Burns; Electrocutions; Explosions; Wrongful Death; Medical Malpractice; Failure to Diagnose; Aviation Accidents; Railroad Accidents; Premises Liability; Slip and Fall; Products Liability, Dangerous Products; Nursing Home Neglect; Dangerous Roads/Highways; Mass Transit; Boating Accidents; Amusement Park Accidents; Social Security Disability (SSD); Disability Claim Applications; Disability Claim Appeals; Disabled Child Benefits; Overpayment Cases; Over Age 50 Claims; Survivor Benefits; Expediting Your Hearing; Pain, Fatigue, and Hard to Measure Symptoms; Back Pain; Fibromyalgia and Musculoskeletal Disorders; Neurogenic Disorders; Mental Disorders; Epstein Barr; Multiple Chemical Sensitivity; Interstitial Cystitis; Appellate Litigation; Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Resolution; Business Formation; Commercial Litigation; Bankruptcy; Construction Law; Employment Law; General Liability; Insurance Coverage; Products Liability; Professional Liability; Taxation; Estate Planning and Probate; Elder Law; Environmental Law; Class Action Suits; General Real Estate; Boundary Disputes; Commercial Leasing; Environmental Impact Statements; 1031 Exchanges; Evictions; Mold; Construction Defect; Foreclosures; Title Issues; Realtor Liability; Buy Sell Agreements; Creditor Disputes; FNMA / Freddie MAC; Condo Conversion; Mechanical Liens; Land Use/Zoning; Covenants; Surgical Error; Dental Malpractice; Cerebral Hypoxia; Prescription Errors; Fetal Distress; Emergency Room Errors; Delay in Diagnosis; Incorrect Dosage; Coma / Brain Damage; Heart Disease; Anesthesia; Orthopedic Injuries; SUV Rollover; Seatbelts; Airbags; Brakes; Toys; Recalls; Drugs; Vioxx; Medical Devices; Construction Materials; Roofcrush; Fuel Systems; Employment; Employment at Will State; Race Discrimination; Sexual Discrimination; Age Discrimination; Religious Discrimination; Family Medical Leave Act; Benefits for Significant Others; Workplace Safety; Wrongful Termination; Motor Vehicle Accidents; Environmental Matters; Professional Misconduct; Subrogation; Fraud Claim; Bad Faith Insurance; Animal Attacks; Aquatic Injuries; Automobile Accidents and Injuries; Automobile Negligence; Bicycle Accidents; Bodily Injury; Brain Injury; Bus Accidents; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Catastrophic Injury; Commercial Vehicle Liability; Cumulative Trauma; Electrical Injury; Head Injury; Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries; Pedestrian Injuries; Neurolaw; Personal Injury Appeals; Personal Injury Arbitration; Personal Injury Defense; Personal Injury Mediation; Plaintiffs Personal Injury; Power Line Contact Injury; Psychological Injury; Rental Vehicle Litigation; Repetitive Stress Injury; School Bus Accidents; Severe Burns; Sexual Abuse; Spinal Injury; Third Party Wrongful Death; TMJ Dysfunction; Tourist Injuries; Transfusion Associated AIDS; Traumatic Brain Injury; Unintended Acceleration; Whiplash; Adverse Possession; Common Interest Community Law; Community Association Law; Condominium Association Law; Condominium Conversions; Condominium Development; Condominium Law; Condominium Timeshares; Conservation Easements; Conveyancing; Easements; Historic Conservation Easements; Land Acquisitions; Land Sales; Land Trusts; Manufactured Housing Law; Mixed Use Development; Mobile Home Law; Planned Unit Development Law; Property Management; Real Estate Acquisitions; Real Estate Arbitration; Real Estate Banking Law; Real Estate Bankruptcy; Real Estate Brokers and Agents Liability; Real Estate Brokers Malpractice; Real Estate Brokers Malpractice Defense; Real Estate Collections; Real Estate Contracts; Real Estate Development; Real Estate Errors and Omissions; Real Estate Exchanges; Real Estate Finance; Real Estate Foreclosure; Real Estate Fraud; Real Estate Investment; Real Estate Investment Taxation; Real Estate Investment Trusts; Real Estate Joint Ventures; Real Estate Leasing; Real Estate Litigation; Real Estate Mediation; Real Estate Partnerships; Real Estate Restructuring; Real Estate Sales; Real Estate Secured Lending; Real Estate Settlements; Real Estate Tax Assessment; Real Estate Tax Appeals; Real Estate Tax Foreclosure; Real Estate Tax Liens; Real Estate Taxation; Real Estate Title; Real Estate Title Examination; Real Estate Title Insurance; Real Estate Trade Association Law; Real Estate Valuation; Real Estate Workouts; Real Property; Real Property Acquisitions; Real Property Development; Real Property Finance; Residential Real Estate; Residential Real Estate Acquisitions; Residential Real Estate Development; Residential Real Estate Finance; Residential Real Estate Foreclosure; Residential Real Estate Sales; Right of Way Easements; Waterfront Development; Commercial Conveyancing; Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions; Commercial Real Estate Contracts; Commercial Real Estate Development; Commercial Real Estate Finance; Commercial Real Estate Foreclosure; Commercial Real Estate Litigation; Commercial Real Estate Sales; Commercial Real Estate Workouts; Industrial Real Estate Law; Retail Development; Shopping Center Acquisitions; Shopping Center Development; Shopping Center Law; Closely Held Corporations; Corporate Banking Law; Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Contracts; Corporate Control Contests; Corporate Criminal Law; Corporate Dissolutions; Corporate Ethics; Corporate Fiduciary Law; Corporate Finance; Corporate Governance; Corporate Formation; Corporate Income Tax; Corporate Insurance; Corporate Insurance Defense; Corporate Investigations; Corporate Litigation; Corporate Organization; Corporate Partnerships; Corporate Planning; Corporate Real Estate; Corporate Successions; Corporate Reorganization; Corporate Tax Controversies; Corporate Tax Planning; Corporate Taxation; Corporate Trusts; Corporate Workouts; Family Corporations; Incorporation; Nonprofit Corporations; Professional Corporations; Public Corporations; S Corporations; Small Business Corporations; Tender Offers; Business Arbitration; Business Associations Law; Business Cooperatives; Business Crimes; Business Development; Business Dissolutions; Business Enterprises; Business Estate Planning; Business Fraud; Business Litigation; Business Mediation; Business Organization; Business Planning; Business Regulation; Business Reorganization; Business Start-Ups; Business Succession Planning; Business Successions; Business Syndication; Business Taxation; Business Torts; Business Transactions; Business Transfers; Business Trusts; Business Valuation; Buy-Sell Agreements; Buying and Selling of Businesses; Closely Held Business Estate Planning; Closely Held Business Law; Closely Held Business Taxation; Complex Business Litigation; Cooperative Taxation; Emerging Business Law; Emerging Growth Companies; Entrepreneurial Business Law; Family Business Mediation; Family Business Law; Family Business Successions; Limited Liability Company Law; Minority Business Law; Joint Ventures; Pass-Through Entities; Private Business Law; Privatization; Small Business Law; Professional Practices; Sole Proprietorships; Strategic Alliances; International Business Law; International Joint Ventures; Arson and Insurance Fraud; Automobile Insurance Defense; Automobile Insurance Fraud Defense; Automobile Liability Defense; Casualty Insurance Defense; Commercial Insurance Defense; Disability Insurance Defense; Extra Contractual Insurance Defense; Fire Insurance Defense; First Party Insurance Defense; Flood Insurance Defense; General Liability Defense; Insurance Bad Faith Defense; Insurance Coverage Defense; Insurance Defense Subrogation; Insurance Fraud Defense; Life Insurance Defense; Loss Recovery; No Fault Auto Insurance Defense; Personal Liability Defense; Property Insurance Defense; Public Liability Defense; Reinsurance Defense; Self Insured Defense; Surety Defense; Workers' Compensation Defense; Workers Compensation; Black Lung; Workers Compensation Appeals; Workers Compensation Arbitration; Workers Compensation Mediation; Workers Compensation Self Insurance; Defense Base Act; Federal Workers Compensation; Industrial Insurance; Guardianship & Conservatorships; Workers Compensation Subrogation; Electric Cooperatives Law; Electric Utilities; Electric Utility Finance; Electric Utility Regulation; Electric Utility Restructuring; Gas Utilities; Gas Utility Regulation; Public Utility Finance; Public Utility Law; Public Utility Rates; Public Utility Regulation; Public Utility Taxation; Sewer Utilities; Telephone Utilities; Telephone Utility Regulation; Utility Acquisitions; Utility Finance; Utility Liability; Utility Mergers; Utility Rates; Utility Regulation; Utility Taxation; Water Utilities; Academic Employment; Independent School Law; Private Education Law; Public School Law; School Board Defense; School Board Liability; School Desegregation; School District Liability; School Equal Protection; School Tenure; Student Discipline; Teachers Credentials; Title IX Discrimination; County Government Law; Government Affairs; Government Agency Practice; Government Ethics; Government Immunity; Government Investigations; Government Relations; Government Tort Liability; Government Risk Management; Governmental Defense; Governmental Liability; Initiative and Referendum; Legislative Practice; Local Government Civil Rights; Local Government Defense; Local Government Law; Local Government Liability; Local Government Relations; Public Officials Liability; Public Policy; State Government Law; State Legislative Practice.
Year Established: 1979
INSURANCE COUNSEL FOR: Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange; Distributors Insurance Co.; Crawford & Co.; Travelers Insurance Group; AIG; Hartford Insurance Co.; GAB; MASA.
LOCAL COUNSEL FOR: Regions Bank; Bank of Lincoln County; Rock Tenn CP, LLC; Coastal Lumber Co.; Consolidated Construction; ASC Construction; Beaulieu Group; First Community Bank; Citizens Savings and Loan; Bank of Dade; Maxwell Foods; L & L Lumber.
COUNSEL FOR: Jackson County Commission; Jackson County Board of Education; Jackson County Industrial Development Board and Economic Development Authority; Scottsboro Electric Power Board; Polymer Industries; Air Trim Control; Stevenson Housing Authority; Mortgage South, Inc.; North Alabama Papermakers Federal Credit Union; Stevenson Land Co.; Crowne Equipment Co.; Precision Automotive; Harbin Ford; Harbin Chevrolet; Russell Tractor Parts; The BBQ Shop; Scottsboro Wood Products; Coastal Forest Resources; Tennessee River Steel; Tolar Construction; The Kennedy Company; B & B Reporting; Strickland Building Supply; Sunny Horizons Speech and Learning Center.
APPROVED ATTORNEY FOR: Mississippi Valley Title Insurance Co.
U.S. Supreme Court Bar
Alabama State Bar
Tennessee State Bar.