Joseph C. Espy, III



Phi Alpha Delta; Omicron Delta Kappa; Jasons; Beta Gamma Sigma; Order of the Coif. Member, Bench and Bar. Student Government President, University of Alabama, 1968-1969. Law Clerk to U.S. District Court, 1972-1973. Assistant District Attorney, 15th Judicial Circuit of Alabama, 1974-1976. Member: Alabama Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Alabama Rules of Evidence; Court Advisory Committee, United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama (1996-2008, Chairman twice). Trustee, The University of Alabama System (President Pro Tempore 2005-2008). Listed in the publication "The Best Lawyers in America" (Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Personal Injuries Litigation; and Family Law) and listed in "Super Lawyers".

American College of Trial Lawyers; International Society of Barristers; International Academy of Trial Lawyers; American Board of Trial Advocates; Alabama Law Foundation.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • General Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Criminal Law
  • Election Law
  • Campaign Ethics
  • Governmental Law
  • Administrative Law

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Contact Information:
334-239-2471  Phone
334-263-6621  Phone
334-263-7252  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Drawer 5130, Montgomery, AL 36104-3738
University Attended:
University of Alabama, B.S., 1969
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama, J.D., 1972
Year of First Admission:
1972, Alabama
Montgomery County (President, Young Lawyers Section, 1976) and American Bar Associations; Alabama State Bar.
Birth Information:
Dothan, Alabama, December 30, 1946
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