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18 Capell & Howard attorneys listed in Best Lawyers; 3 named “Lawyer of the Year”

Eighteen Capell & Howard P.C. attorneys have been listed in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, and three of these attorneys have also been named a Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in their practice areas. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the […]

Capell & Howard’s J. Lister Hubbard to speak to Alabama Road Builders at association’s 2017 convention

On July 17, J. Lister Hubbard will speak at the 2017 Annual Convention of the Alabama Road Builders Association (ARBA) concerning contracting with the Alabama Department of Transportation. Lister’s presentation is titled “The Law of Delay  – ALDOT Style.” Lister lectures across Alabama on topics involving public contracts and procurement regulations, public works laws, and construction […]

Capell & Howard to “Paint the Town Purple” for Alzheimer’s awareness week

From June 11-17, Capell & Howard will participate in the River Region’s “Paint the Town Purple” initiative to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and to show its support for a cure. The sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. and in Alabama, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia and a progressive, […]

Capell & Howard’s James “Jimmy” N. Walter Jr. to sit on alternative dispute resolution panel at Ala. State Bar 2017 Annual Meeting

The Alabama State Bar’s (ASB) 2017 Annual Meeting will be held July 12-15 at the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa in Point Clear, Ala. A family-friendly event, the annual meeting exists to provide lawyers throughout Alabama the opportunity to network with one another and increase their knowledge on a variety of legal […]

Capell & Howard places 2nd in Opelika Burger Wars, competition benefiting East Ala. Food Bank

On June 3, a Capell & Howard team of attorneys and staff members received second place in the third annual Opelika Burger Wars competition, held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on North Railroad Avenue in Downtown Opelika, Ala. Representing the firm were attorneys Shapard D. Ashley, Richard F. Calhoun Jr., R. Brooke Lawson III, Robert “Bob” T. […]

Capell & Howard’s Clinton A. Richardson expands legal practice to include alternative dispute resolution services

Capell & Howard attorney Clinton A. Richardson has expanded his legal practice to now include alternative dispute resolution services for clients throughout Alabama. Alternative dispute resolution is a practice in which methods such as mediation and arbitration are utilized, in lieu of litigation, to settle disputes. Trained by and now registered with the Alabama Center for […]

AIEC holds 12th annual Spring Meeting at Capell & Howard Montgomery office

AIEC holds 12th annual Spring Meeting at Capell & Howard Montgomery office

The Alabama Industrial Energy Consumers (AIEC) held its annual Spring Meeting on May 15-16, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. An association composed of companies owning and operating industrial facilities in Alabama, the AIEC addresses issues — particularly regulatory issues — impacting the provision of electric utility services to Alabama industrial customers and develops public policy for electricity across the state. Joining AIEC members […]

Capell & Howard welcomes UA Law student W. Jackson Britton as summer associate in firm’s Montgomery office

On May 15, Capell & Howard welcomed summer law clerk W. Jackson Britton of Montgomery to the firm’s Montgomery office. Every summer, the firm invites top performing law school students to clerk with the firm to provide the future attorneys with not only real-world experience but also mentoring to help them expand their legal knowledge […]

Attorney K. Palmer Smith to retire from Capell & Howard, commercial real estate law after 41 years

After 44 years of practicing law and 41 years with Capell & Howard, attorney K. Palmer Smith has announced her plans to retire from the firm and its commercial real estate practice. Effective May 1, 2017, Palmer will assume the role of an of counsel attorney, remaining with the firm but trading in her current position as […]

Capell & Howard’s Richard H. Allen, J. Lister Hubbard offer public webinar on Ala. public contracts, procurement regulations

On April 19, Capell & Howard shareholder attorneys Richard H. Allen and J. Lister Hubbard delivered an open webinar on Alabama’s public contracts and procurement regulations. Still available to the public, the webinar focuses on the major features of the Alabama Public Works Law, Title 39, which address procurement of construction contracts, and the Alabama […]