September 12, 2019 — Capell & Howard P.C. attorney Debby Spain was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Trusts and Estates in the Montgomery area. She has specialized in estate and trust planning, probate and estate administration, charitable planning and estate and trust litigation with the Capell & Howard firm for more than 28 years.
Only a single lawyer in each practice area in a designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based upon particularly impressive voting averages received during peer-review assessments. This designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned from her peer attorneys for her abilities, professionalism and integrity.
In addition to the “Lawyer of the Year” for Trusts and Estates award, Debby was listed in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the following practice area: Tax Law and Litigation – Trusts and Estates.
Debby has served as President of the Central Alabama Community Foundation, is a graduate of Leadership Alabama, and has co-chaired both the professional section and attorney section of the United Way Campaign. She is a Master Gardner and enjoys live music, hiking and fly fishing in her spare time.