John Finley Porter III

John Finley Porter III

Full Service, AV Rated, Preeminent Law Firm
  • Personal Injury, Estate Planning, Probate...
  • Alabama, Tennessee
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Summary

The successful argument of J.E. B. v. Alabama before the U.S. Supreme Court marked an exciting milestone for John F. Porter, III. The Porter Law Group offers offers a broad range of professional and personal legal services. John and Claire Porter represent local, national and international corporate clients as well as local governments and agencies. Additionally, we strive to provide the personal, "home town" service needed by individuals. John F. Porter, III or C. Claire Porter will personally meet with you to discuss your case and they will communicate with you through email and written correspondence regarding your case as it progresses. Both attorneys regularly handle civil and appellate matters appearing before the Court on a weekly basis. We practice in the Alabama counties of Jackson, Madison, DeKalb and Marshall as well as in the southern central counties of Tennessee. For more information on our practice and our precedent setting argument before the U.S. Supreme Court, please visit our website.

Education
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
J.D.
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University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
B.S.
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Professional Experience
President/Senior Partner
The Porter Law Group, P.C.
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President
Alabama Association of School Board Attorneys
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President
John F. Porter, III, P.C.
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Partner
Livingston, Porter & Paulk, P.C.
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Law Clerk
23rd Judicial Circuit, Presiding Judge John David Snodgrass
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Certifications
Registered Court Mediator
State of Alabama
Awards
Paul Harris Fellow
Rotary International
Given in appreciation of tangible and significant assistance given for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations among peoples of the world.
Professional Associations
Tennessee State Bar # 000310
Member
Current
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U.S. Supreme Court Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Successful Oral Argument, 1993: J.E.B. v T.B. determined jurors can not be removed on the basis of gender
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Alabama State Bar
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Defense Research Institute
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
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Tennessee
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U.S. Court of Appeals- 11th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Circuits
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Our fee structure includes flat fees for simple documents, hourly rates for litigation and continuing legal counsel and contingency fees for accident/injury and other recovery based cases. Your low cost initial consultation will include a discussion of the fee structure for your matter.
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Construction Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Products Liability
  • Education Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Insurance Defense
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Maritime Law
  • Municipal Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Accidents and Injuries
  • Auto Accidents
  • Elder Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • General Civil
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Northside Courthouse Square
123 East Laurel Street
Scottsboro, AL 35768
USA
Telephone: (256) 574-5156
Fax: (256) 574-6552