Hank Hutchinson was recognized for his service to the legal community by the Alabama State Bar at its annual meeting on July 10. Hank was one of 12 Alabama attorneys to receive the 2012 President’s Award for Exemplary Service to the Profession. The President of the State Bar, James R. Pratt III, remarked that he […]
The Middle District of Alabama recently granted summary judgment in favor of Capell & Howard’s client in a Title VII race discrimination and retaliation case. The plaintiff sought compensatory, emotional and punitive damages for claims of discriminatory pay, discriminatory discharge, and retaliation. Henry Barnett, Barbara Wells, and Patricia Osuch served as counsel to the client.
The City of Montgomery recently initiated the first annual Montgomery Corporate Challenge to promote fitness, fun and fellowship by providing participants various athletic events in which to compete in a spirit of good natured corporate competition. Profits from the event were designated to local non-profit organizations. As part of its continuing support of the […]
Nine of Capell & Howard’s attorneys were recently selected for inclusion in the annual publication Alabama Super Lawyers. Candidates are evaluated on twelve indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement and no more than 5% of all attorneys in the state are selected. They are: William D. Coleman (Alternative Dispute Resolution); Richard H. Allen and […]
The United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed judgment in Consult America, Inc. et al. v. Rankin et al. in favor of Capell & Howard’s client in a civil litigation case based on the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”). The plaintiffs claimed over 200 acts of mail and wire fraud, money […]
On January 5, 2012, Capell & Howard and the Montgomery Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management sponsored a full-day Labor & Employment Law Seminar in Montgomery, Alabama. Constance S. Barker, a Commissioner of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and former shareholder of the firm, was our special guest speaker. Attendees had a […]