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Capell & Howard places 2nd in Montgomery Brain Brawl Trivia Challenge, wins $1K for local school

On Sept. 29, Capell & Howard received second place and won $1,000 for Baldwin Arts and Academics Magnet School in the 2016 Montgomery Education Foundation Brain Brawl Trivia Challenge. An annual event, the Brain Brawl is a charitable competition created to help raise funds for the Montgomery Education Foundation and Montgomery public schools. Representing the […]

Capell & Howard’s W. Allen Sheehan favorably resolves civil case, prevents trial for clients through summary judgment

On Sept. 12, the Montgomery County Circuit Court granted a motion for summary judgment – filed by Capell & Howard attorney and shareholder W. Allen Sheehan – to effectively dismiss all counts against the defendants, Allen’s clients, in a life insurance proceeds suit. In filing the suit, the plaintiffs brought against the defendants claims for […]

Capell & Howard’s C. Richard “Rick” Hill, Jr. re-appointed to serve on Ala. State Bar Insurance Programs Committee

Capell & Howard attorney and shareholder C. Richard “Rick” Hill, Jr. was re-appointed in September by the Alabama State Bar (ASB) President to serve as a member of the ASB’s 2016-2017 Insurance Programs Committee. Composed of only 15 selected attorneys from across Alabama, the Insurance Programs Committee is responsible for reviewing all group sponsored and […]

U.S. Navy commissions USS Montgomery; Capell & Howard demonstrates support for ship named after its home city

On September 10, the U.S. Navy commissioned the USS Montgomery at the Alabama State Docks in Mobile, clearing the ship to enter active service and head to open waters. The second ship ever named in honor of Alabama’s capital city, the USS Montgomery is an Independence-Variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS 8) that will provide the […]

Capell & Howard’s Construction & Procurement attorneys provide 2nd training session to ASU officials

On August 25, the attorneys of Capell & Howard’s Construction and Procurement Section gathered at Alabama State University (ASU) to provide school officials with a training session on procurement. The training session centered on procedures and issues of competitive bidding for public works projects, products and services under Titles 39 and 41 of the Alabama Code. This session […]

Capell & Howard’s W. Allen Sheehan secures monetary judgment for client in breach of contract, fraud suit

On August 17, Capell & Howard attorney and shareholder W. Allen Sheehan persuaded jurors in the Macon County Circuit Court to rule on behalf of his clients, the plaintiffs in the suit, and award them a monetary judgment after a house moving company caused damage to the plaintiffs’ home. In February of 2015, a couple […]

17 Capell & Howard attorneys listed in Best Lawyers; 2 named “Lawyer of the Year”

Seventeen Capell & Howard P.C. attorneys have been listed in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, and two 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 W. Allen Sheehan delivers second win to client in contract reformation suit

On July 8, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Capell & Howard client, represented by attorney and shareholder W. Allen Sheehan, and affirmed the appellate court in overturning the trial court’s decision to reform a 30-year residential lease contract. Allen represented the defendants in their appeal to the appellate court, the Alabama […]

Capell & Howard adds 2 exceptional law clerks to its Montgomery office

On June 27, Capell & Howard welcomed summer law clerks Will Thompson and Kristen Vigilant to its Montgomery office. Every summer, the firm invites exceptional 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 and hone […]

Capell & Howard’s W. Allen Sheehan successfully defends client once more in Supreme Court estate appeal

On June 10, Capell & Howard attorney and shareholder W. Allen Sheehan persuaded the Alabama Supreme Court to rule on behalf of his client, the defendant in the suit, and strike down the plaintiffs’ request to alter the lower court’s decision in an estate case. In filing the suit, the plaintiffs were seeking to make a claim […]