Why did you become an attorney?
A group of friends in high school all agreed that we would attend law school.
What is the best part of your job?
Obtaining good and economical resolutions for our clients.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
I enjoy turkey hunting, fishing, watching Auburn football and other sports, and spending time with my family and friends.
What are you most proud of in your practice?
During a period in which Alabama Supreme Court was oriented towards plaintiffs, I participated in a successful appeal to the United States Supreme Court to obtain enforcement of arbitration agreements in Alabama.
Awards and Accreditations
•AV-Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating
•AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating
•Commercial litigation including representation of privately held companies and public corporations
•Defends workers' compensation claims
•Represents clients in litigating and arbitrating contract disputes and labor claims
Speeches and Publications
•Speaker, Human Resource Law: What You Need to Know Now, National Business Institute, December 2013
•Author, Preservation of Confidence and Secrets-Consideration of Times, The Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 7, No. 213, 1982
•Sirote & Permutt's Julian Motes to Speak at National Business Institute Semina
•Admitted to practice
•United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
•United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama
•United States Supreme Court
•Alabama State Bar
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