Robert T. Meadows III


Skyway Professional Center, 3120 Frederick Rd., Suite B (36801)
Post Office Drawer 1857 (36803)
Opelika, Alabama

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J.D., The University of Alabama School of Law, 1974

A.B., Davidson College, 1971

Bar Admissions:

Alabama, 1974

Admitted to Practice

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama

Honors and Awards

The Best Lawyers in America - Commercial Litigation; Family Law

Best Lawyers - Opelika Family Lawyer of the Year, 2017

Best Lawyers - Opelika Family Lawyer of the Year, 2021

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating Award

Omicron Delta Kappa

Bronze Star, U.S. Army, Desert Shield/Desert Storm

Bob Meadows was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1974, after receiving an A.B. in Economics from Davidson College in 1971, and a J.D. from the University of Alabama in 1974. After law school, Bob clerked for Judge R. E. Varner, Middle District of Alabama, in Montgomery, Alabama. Bob is a native of Opelika and serves as the senior member of Capell & Howard’s Opelika/Auburn office.

Bob is engaged in a general practice with an emphasis on trial work.

In the past, Bob has served as the President of the Lee County Bar Association and the Alabama State Bar Young Lawyers’ Section. He remains active as a member of The Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute, and the Alabama Association of School Board Attorneys. He formerly served for 9 years as the Bar Commissioner for the 37th Judicial Circuit. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the Commercial Litigation category since 2007.

Memberships, Affiliations, and Activities

Past President, Alabama State Bar Young Lawyers' Section

Past President, Lee County Bar Association

Alabama State Bar Board of Bar Commissioners for the Thirty Seventh Judicial Circuit

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Federal Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Alabama Law Institute

Alabama Association of School Board Attorneys

Fellow, Alabama Law Foundation

Other Professional Experience

Lieutenant Colonel (retired), U.S. Army Reserves, Judge

Advocate General's (JAG) Corps