Attorneys

 

John Thaddeus Moore

Admitted to Bar:  1967
Alabama and U. S. District Court
Southern District of Alabama

Education:
University of Alabama, (B.A., 1966; LL.B., 1967)
Phi Alpha Delta

Member:
Escambia County Bar Association
Alabama State Bar

Other:
Served as 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, 1967-1969

Currently serves as attorney for Escambia County, Alabama

 

James Eric Coale

Admitted to Bar:  1998
Alabama and U.S. Disrict Court
Middle District of Alabama
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
U.S. Court of Civil Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Education:
University of Alabama, (B.S., 1991)
Jones School of Law (J.D., 1997)

Member:
Escambia County Bar Association
Alabama State Bar

Currently serves as Assistant District Attorney for the
21st Judicial Circuit

 

 

Michael D. Godwin

Admitted to Bar:  1983
Alabama and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
U.S. Court of Civil Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Education:
University of South Alabama, (B.A., 1974)
Troy State University (M.S., 1978)
Jones School of Law (J.D., 1983)

Member:
Escambia County Bar Association
Alabama State Bar

Other:
Served as District Attorney for the
21st Judicial Circuit (1987-2005)


Currently serves as Supernumerary District Attorney for the
21st Judicial Circuit

 

Jeffrey Todd Stearns

Admitted to Bar:  1992
Alabama and U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and
Southern Districts of Alabama

Education:
University of Alabama, (B.S., 1987)
Northeast Louisiana University;
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University (J.D., 1992)
Phi Delta Phi

Member:
Escambia County Bar Association
Alabama State Bar

 

 

Currently serves as Assistant District Attorney for the 
21st Judicial Circuit

 

Melissa L. Padgett

Admitted to Bar:  2014

Alabama and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama

Education:
Auburn University, (B.S., 2010)
Thomas Goode Jones School of Law (J.D., 2014)

Member:
Escambia County Bar Association
Alabama State Bar




 

 Shirley D. Darby

Admitted to Bar:  1998

Real Estate, Family Law, Wills

Education:
Thomas Goode Jones School of Law (J.D., 1997)

Member:
Escambia County Bar Association
Alabama State Bar


 Lee M. Otts, (1922-2015)

Admitted to Bar: 1949

Education:  
University of Alabama, (A.B., 1943; LL.B., 1948)

Other:
Served as Captain in the U.S. Army, 1943-1946

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