Montgomery, AL:

Copeland, Franco, Screws & Gill, P.A.

Copeland, Franco, Screws & Gill, P.A.
  • Montgomery, AL
  • 444 South Perry Street, P.O. Box 347, Montgomery, AL 36101-0347
  • Peer Reviews
    4.8/5.0 (78)
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (22)
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About our Montgomery, AL: office

The firm was founded in 1947 by Hon. Richard T. Rives, who was joined by John C. Godbold, as a general civil trial and business firm. Three of its senior partners have become members of the federal judiciary and one is currently a Judge of the 15th Judicial Circuit of Alabama (Montgomery) (Hon. Richard T. Rives, former Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; Hon. John C. Godbold, former Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; and Hon. Truman M. Hobbs, former Chief Judge of the U.S. Middle District of Alabama), Truman M. Hobb, Jr. as Circuit Judge.

The firm has participated in over 400 published cases during the past 60 years and practices regionally in all areas of civil trial and business law. Its members participate extensively in local and state bar activities and as faculty for Continuing Education in Trial Practice, Civil and Appellate Procedure, Insurance Coverage, Administrative Law, Products Liability, Environmental Law, Trust Law, Tax Law, Domestic Relations Law, and Real Estate Law.

Office Details

Contact Information:
334-834-1180  Phone
334-834-3172  Phone - Telecopier
www.copelandfranco.com
Mailing Address:
444 South Perry Street, P.O. Box 347, Montgomery, Alabama 36101-0347
Office Size:
14
Year Established:
1947
Clients
Representative Client: Preferred Life Insurance Co.
Clients
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Financial, Insurance and Investment Groups: Wachovia Bank, N.A.; Compass Bank; Bank Trust; Superior Bank; The New England Life Insurance Company; Associates First Capital Corp.; Associates Financial Services; First Family Financial Services; TranSouth Financial Corp.; American National Bank; AVCO Financial. Real Estate, Construction and Development: Walter Industries, Inc.; Wynlakes Development Co.; Alabama Homebuilders Association; Carr, Riggs & Ingram; Andrew & Dawson Contractors; J.P. King Auction Co., Inc.; Aronov Realty Company, Inc. Industrial: Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.; Sacred Heart Health System, Inc.; U.S. Pipe & Foundry Co., Inc.; Sanders Lead Co., Inc.; KW Plastics; Porter Properties, Inc.; PHD Hotels, Inc. Associations: Alabama Education Association; Alabama Optometric Association; Alabama Retail Association; Alabama Retired State Employee Association. Transportations: Foshee Trucking; Riverside Trucking Co., Inc.; Wiley Sanders Truck Lines, Inc.; W.S. Newell, Inc.; Montgomery Area Association of Realtors. Telecommunications: WinStar Communications, Inc.; Level 3 Communications; Hyperion Communications of Alabama; AFC Enterprises.
Other REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Montgomery City-County Personnel Board; Hatton, Brown Publishers; Huntingdon College; Continental Grain Co.; General Electric Co.; Schering Plough Corp.; Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories; IBP, Inc.; Jefferson-Smurfit Corp.; Walter Industries; Merrill Lynch, Inc.; Elmore Sand & Gravel, Inc.; The MEGA Life and Health Insurance Co.; MBC-United Wholesale, LLC.
Approved ATTORNEYS FOR: First American Title Insurance Co.; Mississippi Valley Title Insurance Company.
Reference: Wachovia Bank, N.A.
State Bar Summary:

(All Attorneys in the Firm are Members of the Montgomery County Bar Association and the Alabama State Bar).

Areas of Practice (14)

Specific Areas of Practice for our Montgomery office:

  • General Civil Practice
  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Class Actions
  • Corporate Law
  • Personal
  • Products Injury
  • Commercial Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Utility Law
  • Motor Carrier Law
  • Probate
  • Family Law

People (14)

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (78 reviews)
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Ashley N. Penhale by a Associate on 07/25/16 in Litigation

    Ashley is an experienced lawyer who represents her clients well. She's a pleasure to work with.

    Ashley is an experienced lawyer who represents her clients well. She's a pleasure to work with. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Ashley N. Penhale by a Partner on 07/13/16 in Litigation

    Ashley is one of the best lawyers I know as she has had the privilege of working with two former State Bar Presidents who are among the region's premier lawyers. She is competent and confident. She has a phenomenal work ethic and does very fine wor... Read more

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    Ashley is one of the best lawyers I know as she has had the privilege of working with two former State Bar Presidents who are among the region's premier lawyers. She is competent and confident. She has a phenomenal work ethic and does very fine work on extremely sensitive matters. Read less

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Client Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (22 reviews)
  • 100% (22 recommendations)
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    4.9/5.0
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Montgomery, Alabama

  • Montgomery, AL
    444 South Perry Street , P.O. Box 347
    Montgomery, AL 36101-0347

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