Caty H. Richardson

Caty H. Richardson

Of Counsel

150 South Perry Street (36104)
Post Office Box 2069 (36102)
Montgomery, Alabama

p: (334) 241-8081

f: (334) 241-8281

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Education:

J.D., magna cum laude, University of Alabama, 2004

B.A., summa cum laude, Auburn University, 2001

Bar Admissions:

Alabama, 2004

Honors and Awards

Full Tuition Scholarship, The University of Alabama School of Law, 2001-04

Dean's Community Service Award

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society

Golden Key Honor Society

Caty Richardson obtained her bachelor’s degree in Journalism, summa cum laude, from Auburn University in 2001 and her juris doctorate, magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2004. Caty has practiced with the Estate and Tax Sections of the law firm of Capell & Howard, P.C. since her admittance to the Bar in 2004. In 2011, Caty moved to her hometown of Eufaula, Alabama, and she continues to practice with the firm from Eufaula primarily in the fields of estate and tax planning, estate and trust administration, and estate and trust litigation. She also handles other probate court matters including guardianships, conservatorships, and adoptions.

Caty is a member of the east Alabama Estate Planning Council, the Christ Child Circle service organization, and First United Methodist Church of Eufaula, where she is currently chairperson of the Education Work Area and a Sunday school teacher. Through the Christ Child Circle, Caty is a volunteer with the Boys and Girls Club of Eufaula and a reading partner with children in the Eufaula City Schools. She also works with the Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program. Before her move to Eufaula, Caty served on the Compass Bank Young Executive Board, the Montgomery Estate Planning Council Board, and as a member of the Junior League of Montgomery and Birmingham.

Publications and Lectures

Catherine H. Richardson, A "Rest in Peace" Guide of Estate Planning Ethics, 28 J. LEGAL PROF. 217 (2003-04)

RICHARD ERNSBERGER, BRAGGING RIGHTS: A SEASON INSIDE THE SEC (1999) (contributing reporter)

Memberships, Affiliations, and Activities

East Alabama Estate Planning Council

Alabama State Bar

Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program

- Education Work Area Chairperson

- Sunday School Teacher

- Vacation Bible School Volunteer

- Spearheaded Nursery Renovation Project

Christ Child Circle Service Organization

Boys and Girls Club, volunteer

Reading Partner, Eufaula City Schools

Kappa Delta Social Sorority

Montgomery Estate Planning Council, Board Member (2006-2007)

Compass Bank Young Executives Board (2005-2007)

Junior League of Montgomery (2005-2007)

Junior League of Birmingham (2007-Present)