S. Shay Samples

Attorney in Birmingham, AL
Phi Delta Phi. Listed in: Marquis Who's Who in American Law; Marquis Who's Who in the World; National Registry of Who's Who; Best Lawyers in America. Senior Counsel, Member, American College of Barristers. Diplomate, International Academy of Litigators. Senior Counsel Member, The College of Master Advocates and Barristers. Madison Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals. Recipient, Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating.
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Areas of Law

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability Law
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Wrongful Death Law


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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1976, Alabama and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
1978, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
1981, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
1991, U.S. Supreme Court
1998, U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Law School Attended

Cumberland School of Law of Samford University
Class of 1976

University Attended

University of Alabama
Class of 1973

Birth Information

Born in 1951
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, September 18, 1951

Associations & Memberships

Birmingham (President Elect, 1999; President, 2000, Immediate Past President, 2001; Member, Grievance Committee, 1985-1989; Chairman, Public Relations Committee, 1992; Executive Committee, 1993... More

Bar Fellowship

Roscoe Pound Foundation; International Academy of Trial Lawyers; International Society of Lawyers for Public Service; American Board of Trial Advocates (Advocate); Alabama Bar Institute (Advocate).

Contact Information


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Office Information
S. Shay Samples
Suite 800 Massey Building 2025 3rd Avenue North,
Birmingham, AL 35203


Hare, Wynn, Newell and Newton, LLP (Birmingham, Alabama)

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