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Jimmy Walter receives Alabama State Bar Pro Bono Award for Mediation

At the 2014 annual meeting of the Alabama State Bar, Jimmy Walter was recognized as the recipient of this year’s Alabama State Bar Pro Bono Award for Mediation. The award was given in recognition of Jimmy’s pro bono mediation services to the Montgomery County district and circuit courts. Jimmy is the co-chair of the firm’s Litigation […]

Montgomery voted “best historic city” in USA Today contest

The City of Montgomery has been named the “best historic city” in the United States, in a contest sponsored by USA Today. The contest was conducted as an online poll of the publication’s readers, to identify the top 10 historic cities.  The nomination page for Montgomery includes the following: “In 1819, two small settlements of cotton plantations […]

Firm successfully represents contractor trade associations before Supreme Court

The firm served as amicus curiae (friend of the Court) counsel to several contractor trade associations in a pivotal case before the Alabama Supreme Court that determined whether a contractor’s comprehensive general liability (CGL) insurance coverage had any real value when a project suffered damage from construction defects.  In the recently issued decision of Owners […]

Alabama legislature establishes independent tax tribunal

Hank Hutchinson and Courtney Williams, both members of Capell & Howard’s Taxation Section, joined several other Alabama tax lawyers in assisting with drafting Act No. 2014-146, known as the “Alabama Taxpayer Fairness Act.”  The Act, which was recently signed into law by Governor Robert Bentley and becomes effective on October 1, 2014, establishes an independent tax […]

2014 Annual Labor & Employment Seminar

On March 11, Capell & Howard, P.C. and the Montgomery Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Managers (SHRM) hosted the Third Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar in the Taylor Center at Auburn University Montgomery. The Seminar covered a wide range of topics presented by various lawyers with backgrounds in labor and employment law. […]

Capell & Howard featured in Montgomery Business Journal

The firm has been featured in the February 2014 edition of the Montgomery Business Journal. Click the link in the previous sentence to view the article.

$7.8 million damages award

Capell & Howard represented eight persons in an action filed by them in United States District Court against John David Stroud and several companies affiliated with him alleging, among other things, violations of federal and state securities laws and breaches of fiduciary duties. The Court entered default judgments against those defendants on all counts and […]

Capell & Howard recognized as “Best Law Firm”

Capell & Howard has been designated as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, for the fourth consecutive year beginning with the inception of the award. Firms included in the 2014 Best Law Firms list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. In addition, 17 of […]

Firm assists with City recycling project

The Solid Waste Disposal Authority of the City of Montgomery has entered into an agreement to provide at least 100,000 tons of municipal solid waste for 25 or more years for use by a materials recovery (recycling) facility being developed and constructed by an affiliate of Infinitus Energy, LLC at a cost to Infinitus of […]

Capell & Howard announces new shareholders

The firm is pleased to announce the admission of two new shareholders: David B. Hughes and Patricia R. Osuch David has joined the firm after practicing law in Montgomery for more than 15 years. His practice is focused primarily on commercial and residential real estate, and he also assists clients in the areas of bankruptcy, foreclosures, […]