John Finley Porter III

John Finley Porter III

Full Service, AV Rated, Preeminent Law Firm
  • Personal Injury, Education Law, Municipal Law...
  • 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.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Education Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Claims
  • Health Care Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Products Liability
  • Consumer Law
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Law
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Probate
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Civil
  • Constitutional Law
  • Elder Law
  • Auto Accidents
  • Accidents and Injuries
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.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Tennessee
U.S. Court of Appeals- 11th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Circuits
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
President/Senior Partner
The Porter Law Group, P.C.
- Current
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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Education
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
J.D.
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University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
B.S.
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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
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
Alabama State Bar
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Defense Research Institute
Member
Current
Certifications
Registered Court Mediator
State of Alabama
Websites & Blogs
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Northside Courthouse Square
123 East Laurel Street
Scottsboro, AL 35768
USA
Telephone: (256) 574-5156
Fax: (256) 574-6552