Robert B. Tuten

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  • 223 East Side Square, Huntsville, AL 35801
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Sigma Delta Kappa. Appointed, Special Attorney General, Alabama. Author: Alabama Death Penalty Case Finder, Faulkner University Press, 1989; Alabama DWI Case Finder, Faulkner University Press, 1990. Instructor: Jones School of Law, 1990; Faulkner University, 1991; Calhoun College, 1993—. Jones School of Law Advisory Board. Legal Counsel to NASA Advisory Board.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Criminal Law
  • Murder
  • Death Penalty
  • Search and Seizure
  • White Collar Crime
  • Misdemeanors
  • General Practice
  • Domestic Relations
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Civil Appeals

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
256-536-6009  Phone
256-536-2501  Fax
University Attended:
University of Alabama at Huntsville, 1980; Athens State College, B.S., with honors, 1985
Law School Attended:
Jones Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 1988
Year of First Admission:
1990, U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama; 1994, U.S. Court of Military Appeals; 1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1988, Alabama; 1991, U.S. Supreme Court
Huntsville, Madison County and American Bar Associations; Alabama State Bar (Member, Criminal Law Section, 1989—); Huntsville Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Charter Member and Past President; Vice-President and Treasurer); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Area 1 Vice President; Member, Death Penalty Strike Force; Amicus Committee).
Birth Information:
Savannah, Georgia, March 16, 1959
Reported Cases:
Acklin v. State,_ So.2d_ No. 1991908 (Ala. 2001); Acklin v. State, 790 So.2d 975 (Ala Civ.App. 2000); Hunt v. State, 342 So.2d 999 (Ala.Cr.App. 1993); Tucker v. United Parcel Service, 621 So.2d 1316 (Ala. 1993); Harris v. State, 677 So.2d 1211 (Ala.Cr.App. 1995); Reed v. Light, 613 S.2d 393 (Ala. 1993); Orr v. Orr, 631 So.2d 1041 (Ala.Civ.App. 1993); Wall v. Wall, 628 So.2d 881 (Ala.Civ.App. 1993); Percey v. Percey, 617 So.2d 682 (Ala.Civ.App. 1992); Horth v. State, 553 So.2d 694 (Ala.Cr.App. 1989); Holt v. State, 650 So.2d 530 (Ala.Cr.App. 1994); A.M.C. v. Madison County Dept. of Human Resources, 597 So.2d 697 (Ala.Civ.App. 1991); Lacaze v. Lacaze, 621 So.2d 298 (Ala.Civ.App. 1993); Cosby v. State, 627 So.2d 1059 (Ala.Cr.App. 1993); Dake v. State, 675 So.2d 1365 (Ala.Cr.App. 1995); Abernathy v. State, 642 So.2d 519 (Ala.Cr.App. 1994); Duncan v. Rossuck, 621 So.2d 1313 (Ala. 1993); Cosby v. State, 627 So.2d 1057 (Ala.Cr.App. 1992); Quillin v. Quillin, 652 So.2d 294 (Ala.Civ.App. 1994); Harris v. State, 601 So.2d 1099 (Ala.Cr.App. 1991); Battle v. State, 574 So.2d 943 (Ala.Cr.App. 1990); Johnson v. U.S., _Fed3d_, (11th Cir. 2002); Harris v. State, — S.2d — (CR-00-0818) Ala. Cr. App. (2002); Barber v. State, — So.2d — (2005); Beuford et al v. State, _So.2d._ (2005).
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Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (14 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 04/08/14 in Criminal Defense

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 03/27/14 in Criminal Law

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