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 (21)
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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, AL 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)
  • 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

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Client Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (21)
  • 100% (21)
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    4.9/5.0
  • He and his staff are second to no one! He came to Mobile and defended my claim and carried it to the civil appeals level and won!

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    He and his staff are second to no one! He came to Mobile and defended my claim and carried it to the civil appeals level and won!

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • David provided excellent counsel and services on two separate occasions. He was thorough, honest, thoughtful and competent. He did not miss small de...

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    David provided excellent counsel and services on two separate occasions. He was thorough, honest, thoughtful and competent. He did not miss small details of my case, and was superb at anticipating possible complications and issues. I was a neophyte in dealing with my legal circumstances, but he was not condescending (even when possibly warranted). I was and remain extremely pleased with all the services I received from David and recommend him without reservation.

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Nelson is always quick to respond and careful to not waste my time, that is, he does everything he can, explains the options to me, asks for a decisio...

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    Nelson is always quick to respond and careful to not waste my time, that is, he does everything he can, explains the options to me, asks for a decision and we move on. Nelson is also quick to reply to emails and phone calls.

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Ashley was caring, attentive, and very effective. I give her my highest recommendation.

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    Ashley was caring, attentive, and very effective. I give her my highest recommendation.

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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  • Copeland, Franco, Screws & Gill, P.A.

    5.0/5.0 on 02/24/14 on 02/24/14

    David Martin and Bobby Segall of the firm represented me on two separate occasions. I found their services nothing less than spectacular. They provided thorough, ethica...

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    David Martin and Bobby Segall of the firm represented me on two separate occasions. I found their services nothing less than spectacular. They provided thorough, ethical and effective legal representation in a very trying time(no pun intended). My father always encouraged me: "Surround yourself with folks smarter than you and success will follow." Great advice always and for this instance in particular. Thanks to both of these outstanding attorneys.

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Copeland, Franco, Screws & Gill, P.A.

    5.0/5.0 on 12/11/13 on 12/11/13

    I have only worked with Ashley Penhale with Copeland Franco but have been extremely pleased with the urgency in which she gets things done. This firm seems to care about...

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    I have only worked with Ashley Penhale with Copeland Franco but have been extremely pleased with the urgency in which she gets things done. This firm seems to care about my company's best interest and has not overcharged for their services as some firms do. Would highly recommend.

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Copeland, Franco, Screws & Gill, P.A.

    5.0/5.0 on 11/12/13 on 11/12/13

    Excellent firm. Plenty of experience and quick to respond to the client's needs. Friendly helps too.

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    Excellent firm. Plenty of experience and quick to respond to the client's needs. Friendly helps too.

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Copeland, Franco, Screws & Gill, P.A.

    5.0/5.0 on 11/12/13 on 11/12/13

    The attorneys at Copeland Franco have represented our health system in litigation for more than 5 years. Their work, service, and value are exceptional. They are truly me...

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    The attorneys at Copeland Franco have represented our health system in litigation for more than 5 years. Their work, service, and value are exceptional. They are truly members of our team. We would highly recommend them.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • Copeland, Franco, Screws & Gill, P.A.

    4.8/5.0 on 12/03/13 on 12/03/13

    I dealt with John Henig and can truly say it was a pleasure to work with someone who showed genuine concern for their client. They did a splendid job--NOT a rush job wit...

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    I dealt with John Henig and can truly say it was a pleasure to work with someone who showed genuine concern for their client. They did a splendid job--NOT a rush job with half an effort!

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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    Montgomery, AL 36101-0347

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