T. Julian Motes

T. Julian Motes: Attorney with Sirote & Permutt, P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Shareholder at Sirote & Permutt, P.C.
  • One St. Louis Centre, Suite 1000, P.O. Drawer 2025, Mobile, AL 36602
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As a member of the Litigation Practice Group , Julian’s practice focuses primarily on business and civil trial matters. He has participated as lead and support trial counsel in employment discrimination and other labor cases, defending against claims of discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, and breach of collective bargaining, as well as unpaid wages and overtime. Julian also has participated as counsel in defense of suits against government institutions, business corporations, and individuals and as lead counsel in defense of workman's compensation cases and for warranty and product liability cases for corporate clients.

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

Thought Leadership

•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

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Litigation
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Labor & Employment
  • Products Liability
  • Financial Institutions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
251-434-0130  Phone
251-434-0196  Fax
University Attended:
Auburn University, B.S., 1980
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; 1984, U.S. District Court, Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Alabama; 1983, Alabama; U.S. Supreme Court


•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

Birth Information:
Sylacauga, Alabama, May 25, 1957

Peer Reviews

Mobile, Alabama

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