Peter McKeever Wright

Peter McKeever Wright: Attorney with Sirote & Permutt, P.C.
  • Shareholder at Sirote & Permutt, P.C. (110 Attorneys)
  • 2311 Highland Avenue South, P.O. Box 55727, Birmingham, AL 35205
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Peter’s practice focuses on trust and estate litigation matters, with particular emphasis on will contests, estate and trust administration matters, joint account or joint ownership of property disputes, power of attorney litigation, and general representation of fiduciaries (including trust institutions or corporate trustees), and beneficiaries of estates and trusts. Additionally, Peter routinely handles adversarial and non-adversarial guardianship and conservatorship matters, and has been appointed to mediate various trust and estate administration disputes.

Awards & Accreditations

•Best Lawyers in America
•Mid-South Super Lawyers
•AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating

Professional Profile


•The Best Lawyers in America
•Litigation-Trusts and Estates, 2012-19
•Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2011-12
•AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating

Thought Leadership

•Assists families of deceased persons in probate administration--especially those estates with estate, gift or income tax implications
•Represents both fiduciaries (including trust institutions) and beneficiaries in trust and estate litigation
•Assists family members in protective proceedings, including conservatorships and guardianships
•The University of Alabama School of Law, former adjunct professor
•Member of Homewood City Council, President Pro Tem and liaison to Homewood City School Board, Chairman of Homewood Planning and Development Committee
•National Institute For Trial Advocacy, teaching

Outside the Office

Homewood City Council
President Pro Tem and Liaison to Homewood City School Board
Chairman of the Planning and Development Committee

Speeches & Publications

•Speaker, Guardianships and Conservatorships in Alabama, Special Needs Roundtable, July 2013
•Speaker, Probate in Alabama: Litigation Issues Explained, August 2013
•Author, Don’t ’Just Say No’ to Power Attorney Transactions, The Counselor, Fall 2011


Sirote & Permutt Announces 47 Attorneys Selected as The Best Lawyers in America for 2016 - 8/17/2015
Sirote’s Peter Wright to Speak at Probate in Alabama: Litigation Issues Explained Seminar - 8/19/2013
Sirote’s Katherine N. Barr and Peter M. Wright to Speak at Special Needs Roundtable - 7/11/2013
Best Lawyers Recognizes 43 Attorneys from Sirote & Permutt as the Best Lawyers in America for 2013 - 11/5/2012

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Private Clients, Trusts and Estates
  • High Net Worth Individuals & Families
  • Probate & Trusts
  • Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Individuals, Families, Estates & Trusts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205-930-5304  Phone
205.212.3847  Fax
University Attended:
Washington & Lee University, B.A., 1985
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama, J.D., 1995
Year of First Admission:
1995, Alabama


•Birmingham, Alabama State and American Bar Associations
•Probate Section of Birmingham Bar
•Served as co-chair of CLE Committee, Treasurer and current President-Elect

Birth Information:
Atlanta, Georgia, October 9, 1962
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    Peer Reviews

    Client Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
    • 100% (1 recommendation)
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    • Value for Money

    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 10/24/18 in Estate Litigation.

      Mr. Wright is an experienced attorney who completely understands the law and took time to clearly understand the issues of our case. He communicates clearly and effectively and always makes himself readily available. He is extremely professional and... Read more

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      Mr. Wright is an experienced attorney who completely understands the law and took time to clearly understand the issues of our case. He communicates clearly and effectively and always makes himself readily available. He is extremely professional and has an excellent manner and demeanor. Although no one likes having to pay legal fees, Mr. Wright provides excellent value for his work. Read less

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