Jack E. Held

Jack E. Held: Attorney with Sirote & Permutt, P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Shareholder at Sirote & Permutt, P.C.
  • 2311 Highland Avenue South, P.O. Box 55727, Birmingham, AL 35205
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The focus of Jack’s practice is in the civil litigation area, featuring commercial disputes, family law and domestic relations, business and corporate litigation, will contests, and mediation. He practices in both federal and state courts and has handled appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the Supreme Court of Alabama, and the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals.

Awards and Accreditations

The Best Lawyers in America
•AV-Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating


The Best Lawyers in America

•Family Law (2013-2019)
•AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating

Thought Leadership

•Lead counsel in many complex litigation cases involving claims of breach of contract, fraud, contest of wills, warranty claims, and minority shareholder oppression claims

•Assists medical groups in disputes with physicians or patients, with court appearances, and with the production of medical records

Outside the Office

•Birmingham Jewish Federation
•Former President
•Metropolitan YMCA
•Former Officer, Board of Directors
•Pine Tree Country Club
•Former President
•United Way
•Former Chairman, Professional Division

Speeches and Publications

•Co-author, What About the Grandparents? The Alabama Supreme Court Dramatically Changes the Rules for Grandparent-Child Visitation, The Counselor, Summer 2011


•Sirote & Permutt Announces 47 Attorneys Selected as The Best Lawyers in America for 2016
•Gaile Pugh Gratton and Jack Held Inducted as Fellows of the Alabama Law Foundation
•Sirote & Permutt Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America for 2015
•Best Lawyers Recognizes 46 Sirote Attorneys as the Best Lawyers in America for 2014
•Sirote Attorneys Inducted As Fellows of The Birmingham Bar Foundation
•Best Lawyers Recognizes 43 Attorneys from Sirote & Permutt as the Best Lawyers in America for 2013

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Domestic Relations
  • Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205-930-5115  Phone
205.212.3837  Fax
University Attended:
University of Alabama, B.S., 1953
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama, LL.B., 1955
Year of First Admission:
1955, Alabama


•Alabama State Bar
•Birmingham Bar Association
•Executive, Public Relations, Ethics (chair), Grievance (co-chair) and Alternate Dispute Resolution (co-chair) Committees, former member
•Birmingham Bar Foundation
•Sirote & Permutt, PC
•Former Head, Litigation Practice Group

Birth Information:
Talladega, Alabama, August 17, 1931

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