Thomas A. Woodall

Thomas A. Woodall: Attorney with Sirote & Permutt, P.C.
  • Shareholder at Sirote & Permutt, P.C.
  • 2311 Highland Avenue South, P.O. Box 55727, Birmingham, AL 35205
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Tom serves as Chair of Sirote’s Appellate Practice Group where he leads the group in all aspects of the appellate process, from drafting briefs and motions to oral arguments, in all Alabama and federal appellate courts, including the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, the Alabama Supreme Court, the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He also utilizes his special training as a mediator/arbitrator in Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) cases.

Awards & Accreditations

•Best Lawyers in America

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•The Best Lawyers in America
•Appellate Practice 2016-19

Speeches & Publications

•Editor, Appellate Law Blog
•Speaker, “Oral Argument Don’ts,” CLE Alabama Appellate Practice Panel, March 2013


Sirote & Permutt Announces 47 Attorneys Selected as The Best Lawyers in America for 2016 - 8/17/2015
Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Thomas A. Woodall Appointed by Sirote & Permutt to Head its Mediation and Arbitration Practice Group - 9/23/2014
Sirote & Permutt Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America for 2015 - 8/19/2014
Sirote & Permutt’s Woodall to be Featured Speaker at National Law Day Event - 4/29/2014
Sirote & Permutt’s Tom Woodall to Present at Appellate Practice Seminar - 3/4/2013
Sirote Attorneys Inducted As Fellows of The Birmingham Bar Foundation - 2/28/2013
Supreme Court Justice Tom Woodall Joins Sirote & Permutt’s Appellate Practice Group - 2/6/2013

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Health Care
  • Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Complex Commercial Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205.930.5319  Phone
205.212.2897  Fax
University Attended:
Millsaps College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1972
Law School Attended:
University of Virginia, J.D., 1975
Year of First admission:
1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth, Eighth and Eleventh Circuits; 1976, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; 1978, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky; 1975, Alabama


•Served as Associate Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, 2001-13
•Served as Jefferson County Circuit Judge, 1996-2001
•Alabama Supreme Court's Alabama Pattern Jury Instruction-Civil Committee, Member, 2013
•Alabama Supreme Court's Alabama Pattern Jury Instruction-Civil Committee, Member & Vice-Chairman, 1985-2001
•Birmingham Bar Foundation, fellow
•Alabama Law Foundation, fellow
•American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
•Birmingham Bar Association
•Executive Committee
•Chair, Grievance Committee
•Chair, Civil Courts Procedures Committee
•Chair, Membership Committee
•Chair, Lawyer Referral Service Committee
•Alabama State Bar Association
•American Bar Association

Birth Information:
Meridian, Mississippi, July 14, 1950

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 08/18/15 in Civil Litigation

    I appeared in front of Judge Woodall on many occasions when he was on the bench in Jefferson County. He has a great demeanor and understanding of complex legal issues.

    I appeared in front of Judge Woodall on many occasions when he was on the bench in Jefferson County. He has a great demeanor and understanding of complex legal issues. Read less

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