Attorney Profile

John Medaris has been an attorney in Birmingham, Alabama since he passed the Bar exam in 1977. He is a graduate of Cumberland Law School (1977) and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama (Birmingham). He has been practicing law in the state of Alabama for 34 years with extensive experience in Jefferson County, Chilton County and Shelby County and all Cities in these counties.

John is actively engaged in the practice of law and litigation; court appearances are almost daily on his schedule along with client consultation.

John maintains associations with numerous organizations and is a present or former member of:

  • Alabama State Bar (State and Local Grievance Committee and Alabama Dispute resolutions Committee Board of Bar Commissioner (9Years)
  • Shelby County Bar
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U. S. Supreme Court
  • U. S. Court of Claims
  • American Judiciary Society
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama Trial Lawyers
  • Birmingham Bar Speakers Bureau
  • State and Birmingham Pro Bono Lawyers Committee Member
  • Shelby County Bar Association (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Certified Mediation Lawyer
  • Municipal Judgeship
  • Municipal Prosecutor
  • Assistant State Attorney General (Special Appointment)
  • Board Member of the Jefferson County Legal Aide Society
  • United Way Board
  • Chairman of the Legal Aide Society
  • University of Alabama Alumni Association
  • Cumberland School of Law Alumni Association