John F. Porter, III: Lawyer with John F. Porter, III, P.C.

John F. Porter, III

John F. Porter, III values serving his neighbors and friends as well as governmental agencies and business clients. He believes, "In matters of trust and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.' (Albert Einstein)
Attorney
Scottsboro,  AL  U.S.A.
www.johnporterlaw.com
Phone256-574-5156

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Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
  • High Net Worth Divorce
  • 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
  • Military Divorce, Military Child Custody
  • Termination on Parental Rights
  • Protective Orders
  • Asset Protection
  • Probate Litigation
  • Tax Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Trust Litigation
  • Health Care Powers of Attorney
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Long-Term Care Planning
  • Auto/Car/Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Drunk Driving Accidents, Vehicle Rollovers
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Commercial Trucks, Recreational Vehicles
  • 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
  • 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
  • Insurance Defense
  • 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
  • Age Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Post EEOC Proceedings
  • Wage and Hour
  • ERISA
  • 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
  • Contested Wills
  • Inheritance
  • Living Wills
  • Elder Abuse
  • Elder Care
  • Elder Rights
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Decedents Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children
  • Estate Planning for the Disabled
  • Estate Planning for the Elderly
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Estate Settlements
  • Family Trusts
  • Family Wealth Transfer
  • Fiduciary Law
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Financial Planning
  • Living Trusts
  • Personal Planning
  • Pet Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Retirement Planning
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Trust and Estate Collections
  • Trust Law
  • Trust Planning
  • Unclaimed Property
  • Wealth Planning
  • Wealth Preservation
  • Animal Attacks
  • Aquatic Injuries
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bodily Injury
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Electrical Injury
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Neurolaw
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Personal Injury Appeals
  • Personal Injury Arbitration
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Personal Injury Mediation
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Power Line Contact Injury
  • Rental Vehicle Litigation
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spinal Injury
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Tourist Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Transfusion Associated AIDS
  • 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
  • Cooperative Housing Association Law
  • Cooperative Conversions
  • Cooperative Housing Law
  • Easements
  • Historic Conservation Easements
  • Homeowners Association Law
  • Land Acquisitions
  • Land Sales
  • Land Trusts
  • International Real Estate
  • Manufactured Housing Law
  • Mixed Use Development
  • Mobile Home Law
  • Planned Unit Development Law
  • Property Management
  • Quiet Title
  • Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Arbitration
  • Real Estate Banking Law
  • 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 Trusts
  • 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 Appeals
  • Real Estate Tax Assessment
  • Real Estate Tax Foreclosure
  • Real Estate Tax Liens
  • Real Estate Taxation
  • Real Estate Title
  • Real Estate Title Examination
  • Real Estate Title Insurance
  • 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 Foreclosure
  • Residential Real Estate Finance
  • 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 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 Fiduciary Law
  • Corporate Ethics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Formation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Income Tax
  • Corporate Insurance
  • Corporate Insurance Defense
  • Corporate Investigations
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Corporate Organization
  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Corporate Planning
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Corporate Reorganization
  • Corporate Successions
  • 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 Development
  • Business Dissolutions
  • 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 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 Law
  • Family Business Mediation
  • Family Business Successions
  • International Business Law
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Minority Business Law
  • Pass-Through Entities
  • Private Business Law
  • Privatization
  • Professional Practices
  • Small Business Law
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Business Arbitration
  • Business Associations Law
  • Business Cooperatives
  • Business Crimes
  • Business Enterprises
  • Business Syndication
  • Joint Ventures
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Elder Abuse & Fraud Recovery
  • Guardianship & Conservatorships
  • Inheritance & Estate Tax Planning
  • Mediation & Collaborative Law
  • Parental Relocations & Move Aways
  • Pre & Post Marital Agreements
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 256-574-5156
Fax: 256-574-6552
http://www.johnporterlaw.com
 
University University of Alabama, B.S., 1975
 
Law SchoolCumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1978; Law Clerk, Presiding Judge, 23rd Judicial Circuit, Alabama,, 1978-1979
 
Admitted1978, Alabama; 1979, U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama; 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1993, U.S. Supreme Court; 1996, Tennessee
 
Memberships U.S. Supreme Court Bar
Alabama State Bar
Tennessee State Bar
Jackson County Bar
American Bar Association(Member, Litigation Section)
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
International Association of Defense Counsel
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
 
MilitaryMajor, U.S. Air Force Reserve, Retired
 
Biography

Law Clerk, Presiding Judge, 23rd Judicial Circuit, Alabama, 1978-1979
Chair, Tennessee Valley Public Power Association Legal Conference, 2004
President, Rotary Club, Scottsboro Alabama, 1989-90;
Paul Harris Registered Court Mediator.

 
Reported CasesPartial List: J.E.B. v. Alabama, 511 U.S. 127, (1994)K-Mart v. Pendergrass, 494 So 2d 600 (1986)Alabama State Tenure Com'n v. Jackson County Bd. Education 698 So. 2d 775 (1996)Cherokee Electric Co-op v. Cochran, 706 So.2d 1188 (1997)Pittman v. Pittman 598 So. 2d 993 (1992)Mitchell v. Jackson County Bd. Of Education 582 So. 2d 1128 (1991)Foster v. Whitley 564 So. 2d 990 (1990)Primm v. Primm 621 So. 2d 1298 (1993)Ford New Holland, Inc. v. Procter Russell Tractor Co., Inc. 630 So. 2d 395 (1993)Wilson v. Dukona, Corp., N.V. 547 So. 2d 70 (1989)Blankenship v. Blankenship 963 So. 2d 112 (2007)Hicks v. Jackson County Commission 990 So. 2d 904 (2008)Eustace v. Browning 30 So. 3d 445 (2009).
 
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John F. Porter, III

123 East Laurel Street
ScottsboroAL 35768




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