Meet Our People

The Partners

Doug Ghee

Doug Ghee

Doug Ghee

Admitted to the Alabama Bar in 1975

EDUCATION:

  • Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, from Cumberland School of Law, Sanford University 1975
  • University of Alabama 1968
  • Anniston High School 1963

PUBLIC OFFICE AND POSITIONS

  • State Senator in Alabama Legislature 1990-1998
  • Chaired Senate Committees on:
  • Education
  • Constitution and Elections
  • State Parks
  • Worked especially to improve public education in Alabama, to stimulate economic development resulting in Mercedes and Honda Manufacturing locating in Alabama
  • Worked to improve and protect the environment

PAST AND PRESENT BOARDS & ORGANIZATIONS:

  • Alabama Bar Association Board of Directors
  • Alabama State Arts Council
  • “Forever Wild” Board of Directors
  • Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Board of Directors
  • Former teacher at Jacksonville High School prior to going to law school

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Personal Injury cases and Wrongful Death cases
  • Social Security Disability and SSI
  • Family Law – Divorce, Child Custody, Dependency, Guardianship, and Conservatorship
  • Criminal Law – Felonies and Misdemeanors- DUIs, Theft, Fraud, Drug cases
  • Probate Court – Estates, Wills and Trusts; Probate of Estates; Guardianship and Conservatorships

PERSONAL/FAMILY

  • Ghee is married to Brenda Ghee, he has seven children, and is a Member of the Episcopal Church of St. Michael and All Angels.

Wendy Ghee Draper

Wendy Ghee Draper

Admitted to the Alabama Bar in 1998

Education:

Juris Doctorate from Cumberland School of Law 1997

University of Alabama 1994

Anniston High School 1990

Past & Present Boards and Organizations:

Alabama Foster & Adoptive Parent Association Board of Directors

Executive Committee for Calhoun-Cleburne Bar Association (3 terms)

Calhoun County Library Board of Directors

Certified Guardian ad Litem for State of Alabama

Professor of Business Law at Gadsden State College for 6 years

Married to Jack Draper and has 2 children

Member of St. Michaels & All Angels Church

Areas of practice:

Adoptions –Private, Step-parent, relative, non-relative and foster parent adoptions; Bankruptcy – Ch.7 and Ch13 and Business bankruptcies;

Disability- SSI and Social Security Disability

Jennifer Ghee Downey

Jennifer Ghee Downey

Jennifer Ghee Downey

Admitted to the Alabama Bar in 2002

EDUCATION:

  • Juris Doctorate from Jones School of Law 2002
  • University of Alabama 1997
  • The Donoho School 1992

PAST AND PRESENT BOARDS AND ORGANIZATIONS:

  • Co-founder and member of Women’s Association at Jones School of Law
  • Jones School of Law Senator to Alabama State Bar
  • Certified Guardian ad Litem for State of Alabama
  • Anniston City Judge

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Disability- SSI and Social Security Disability
  • Family Law – Divorce, Child Custody, Dependency
  • Criminal Law – Felonies & Misdemeanors- Murder charges, DUIs, Theft, Fraud, Drug Charges, Probate Court – Commitment Proceedings; Estates, Wills and Trusts; Probate of Estates; Guardianship and Conservatorships

PERSONAL/FAMILY

Mrs. Downey is married to Bruce J. Downey IV, Esquire and they have four children and are members of the Episcopal Church of St. Michael and All Angels

Laura Ghee Alexander

Laura Ghee Alexander

Admitted to the Alabama Bar in 2006

Education:

Juris Doctorate from Jones School of Law 2005

University of Alabama 2001

Jacksonville High School 1996

Past & Present Boards and Organizations:

Executive Committee of  Calhoun Cleburne Bar Association  – Vice President for 2 terms & Secretary for 1 term
Women’s Student Association at Jones School of Law 2004-2005  – Served as Treasurer
Kappa Delta Sorority at University of Alabama-

Revelers Club – Vice President

Certified Guardian ad Litem for State of Alabama

Married to David C Alexander, Jr, Esquire
They have two children

Member of St. Michaels & All Angels Church

Areas of practice:

Disability- SSI and Social Security Disability

Family Law – Divorce, Child Custody, Dependency

Criminal Law – Felonies & Misdemeanors- DUIs, Theft, Fraud, Drug Charges

Probate Court – Commitment Proceedings; Estates, Wills and Trusts; Probate of Estates; Guardianship and Conservatorships

David C. Alexander, Jr.

David C. Alexander, Jr.

DAVID C. ALEXANDER, JR.

Admitted to the Alabama Bar in 2006

EDUCATION:

  • Juris Doctorate from Jones School of Law, 2005
  • University of Alabama, 2000
  • Lawrence County High School, 1994

PAST AND PRESENT BOARDS AND ORGANIZATIONS:

  • Certified Guardian ad Litem for State of Alabama
  • Executive Committee of Calhoun Cleburne Bar Association
  • Former President of Calhoun/Cleburne County Bar Association, 2013/2014
  • Former Vice President of Calhoun/Cleburne County Bar Association
  • Board member of NE Alabama Community Development Corporation and Industrial Development Authority
  • Adjunct-Professor of Business Law at Gadsden State College for ten (10) years

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Criminal Law – Felonies & Misdemeanors- Murder charges, DUIs, Theft, Fraud, Drug Charges, vehicular homicide, traffic tickets and violations
  • Family Law – Divorce, Child Custody, Dependency, child support, visitation, and modification
  • Civil Litigation – lawsuit defense, collection defense, contract disputes and general civil litigation, small claim cases, and evictions

PERSONAL/FAMILY

  • Alexander is married to Laura Ghee Alexander; they have two children and are members of the Episcopal Church of St. Michael and All Angels

Lindsey Ghee

Lindsay Ghee

Education:
Juris Doctorate from The Birmingham School of Law 2015
The University of Alabama 2011
White Plains High School 2006

Past & Present Boards and Organizations:

The Bar President of the Calhoun-Cleburne County Bar Association 2019-2020
 
Executive Committee for Calhoun-Cleburne Bar Association (2016-present)
 
The Bar Vice-President of the Calhoun-Cleburne County Bar Association 2018-2019
 
The Alabama State Bar Pro-Bono Task Force (2017-present) 
 
The State of Alabama Local Bar Achievement Award 2019-2020
 
Certified Guardian ad Litem for The State of Alabama
 
Founder and President of 4Legs4Justice Animal Advocate and Rescue, a 501c3 Organization (2012-present) 
 
Junior Board Member of The Greater Birmingham Humane Society (2017-2019)
Married to Patrick McCarroll. They have 1 child, Catherine, and 3 dogs, Piper, Beau, and Lola. 
 
Member of St. Michaels & All Angels Episcopal Church

Areas of practice:

Adoptions –Private, Step-parent, relative, non-relative and foster parent adoptions;

Bankruptcy – Ch.7 and Ch13 and Business bankruptcies; 

Personal Injury – Auto accidents, Property damage, and Wrongful death;

Disability – Social Security and Disability law

Criminal Law – DUI

Wills – Trusts and Estates

Debt – Debt consolidation and Credit and Debt Counseling services

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