James R. Sturdivant

James R. Sturdivant (Birmingham, Alabama)

James R. Sturdivant

Attorney in Birmingham, AL
Member, Bench and Bar Honor Society. Distinguished Military Graduate, Auburn University. Recipient, Army ROTC Scholarship. Member, Editorial Board, Alabama Law Review, 1985-1987. Speaker: "Dealing with Uncle Sam: Responding to Federal Law Enforcement Contacts," What to Do When the Wolf (Government) is at the Door, Environmental Law Section, Alabama Bar Association, Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, Alabama, June 2005; "Ethical Considerations in White Collar Matters," Business Clients and Investigations, Alabama Bar Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Birmingham, Alabama, November 2003. Moderator and Event Planner, Federal Criminal Sentencing Seminar, Birmingham Bar Association, Birmingham, Alabama, February 2003. Defense Counsel, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, 1989-1992. Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Alabama, 1992-1995. Associate, Lightfoot, Franklin & White, L.L.C., 1995-1998. City Prosecutor, Vestavia Hills, Alabama, 2000-2004. Registered Arbitrator, Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution.
205-930-5124 205-930-5124

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Litigation
  • White Collar Crime
Ratings

Overall Client Rating

in General Practice
 
5.0 out of 5.0
Communication Ability
5.0
Responsiveness
5.0
Quality of Service
5.0
Value for Money
5.0
  • Data based on 1 reviews
  • Recommended by 1 Client(s)
  • Last reviewed on 04/20/11
Posted by a Consumer on 04/20/11
5.0 out of 5.0
Mr. Stuedivant represented my son in a case where my son had a small amount of marijuana in his possession.

Overall Peer Rating

in Criminal Law, White Collar Crime and Litigation
 
5.0 out of 5.0
Legal Knowledge
5.0
Analytical Capabilities
5.0
Judgement
5.0
Communication Ability
5.0
Legal Experience
5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 07/03/14
5.0 out of 5.0
Excellent lawyer
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 07/01/14
5.0 out of 5.0
Jim Sturdivant is of the highest character and very knowledgable in his field. He is a very competent and compassionate lawyer who fights hard to protect the rights of his clients. I have referred family members to him He handled their legal matters with the highest of professionalism.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/17/14
5.0 out of 5.0
Jim is an excellent lawyer and great person. The Bar is very blessed to have him as a member of our profession. I would not hesitate to recommend Jim to clients seeking representation and have done so frequently. He cares about his clients problems as if they are his own.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/17/14
5.0 out of 5.0
Very thorough in his approach to every case. He makes sure he understands all the facts and goes back to make sure of the law even if it is in an area he has extensive knowledge.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/17/14
5.0 out of 5.0
Jim is an excellent lawyer with high ethical standards who represents his clients well.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/17/14
5.0 out of 5.0
Jim is good as gold, both personally and professionally.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/17/14
5.0 out of 5.0
Jim is a great person and a great lawyer.

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Shareholder
Admission Details
Admitted in 1987, Alabama
1992, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
1996, U.S. District Court, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
Law School Attended
University of Alabama
Class of 1987
J.D.
University Attended
Auburn University
Class of 1984
B.A.
Birth Information
Born in 1962
Nashville, Tennessee, May 1, 1962
Military
Captain, US Army, JAGC, 1988-1992
Associations & Memberships
Birmingham and American (Member: Criminal Justice Section; White Collar Crime Committee) Bar Associations.

Community Contributions

Community Contributions
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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Sirote & Permutt, P.C.
2311 Highland Avenue South, P.O. Box 55727,
Birmingham, AL 35205
U.S.A.
Phone
205-930-5124
Fax
202-212-3839
Office Information
Office Information
James R. Sturdivant
Shareholder
Sirote & Permutt, P.C.
2311 Highland Avenue South, P.O. Box 55727,
Birmingham, AL 35205

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Sirote & Permutt, P.C. (Birmingham, Alabama)