Our Team

Our Team

RVT

Robert V. Townes III

Robert V. Townes III has a diverse law practice that includes a wide variety of legal services. Robert provides general legal and strategic business counsel to small businesses, including formation, governance and dispute resolution. He also represents purchasers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions of businesses. Robert focuses much of his practice on estate and tax planning. He also represents Estates, Executors, Administrators and Beneficiaries in Probate and Administration matters.

30% Probate
30% Business Organizations
20% Estate Planning
10% Real Estate

10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Alabama, 1976
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1978
U.S. Tax Court, 1979

Birmingham School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama, 1976 -J.D.
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, 1970 -Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

Alabama Bar Association, 1977 – Present
Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy, 1973 – Present

Robert V. Townes III

RVT

Robert V. Townes III has a diverse law practice that includes a wide variety of legal services. Robert provides general legal and strategic business counsel to small businesses, including formation, governance and dispute resolution. He also represents purchasers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions of businesses. Robert focuses much of his practice on estate and tax planning. He also represents Estates, Executors, Administrators and Beneficiaries in Probate and Administration matters.

30% Probate
30% Business Organizations
20% Estate Planning
10% Real Estate

10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Alabama, 1976
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1978
U.S. Tax Court, 1979

Birmingham School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama, 1976 -J.D.
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, 1970 -Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

Alabama Bar Association, 1977 – Present
Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy, 1973 – Present

Larry Woods

Larry Woods received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and his law degree from Birmingham School of Law in 1977. He is licensed to practice law in all state courts within the State of Alabama as well as the United States District Court. Larry focuses his practice on real estate law including residential and commercial loan closings, foreclosures, refinances, contract and lease review, and landlord tenant issues.He also handles general estate planning, probate law and business organization.

Larry has been married to his wife, Sherl, for 38 years and they have three children.

LTW

60% Real Estate
30% Probate
10% Business Organizations

10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Alabama, 1977
U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 1978
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1978
U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 1978
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1978
U.S. Tax Court, 1979

Birmingham School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama- J.D.
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama-B.S.

Alabama Bar Association, 1977 – Present

Larry Woods

LTW

Larry Woods received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and his law degree from Birmingham School of Law in 1977. He is licensed to practice law in all state courts within the State of Alabama as well as the United States District Court. Larry focuses his practice on real estate law including residential and commercial loan closings, foreclosures, refinances, contract and lease review, and landlord tenant issues.He also handles general estate planning, probate law and business organization.

Larry has been married to his wife, Sherl, for 38 years and they have three children.

60% Real Estate
30% Probate
10% Business Organizations

10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Alabama, 1977
U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 1978
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1978
U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 1978
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1978
U.S. Tax Court, 1979

Birmingham School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama- J.D.
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama-B.S.

Alabama Bar Association, 1977 – Present

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Carrie Townes Cotney

Carrie Townes Cotney focuses her practice on issues affecting the elderly. She assists families in obtaining Medicaid benefits for loved ones who may be facing the prospect of nursing home care. Carrie also works with clients on probate matters involving the administration of estates, guardianships, conservatorships, and adoptions. Carrie also drafts wills, trusts, powers of attorney, advance directives and other documents relating to estate planning.

40% Elder Law
30% Probate
20% Estate Planning

10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Alabama, 2003
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2003
U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 2003

Birmingham School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama, 2002-J.D.
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, 1999-B.S. ,Major: Business Administration – Accountancy

Alabama Bar Association, 2003 – Present
Birmingham Bar Association
Alabama Elder Law Section

Carrie Townes Cotney

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Carrie Townes Cotney focuses her practice on issues affecting the elderly. She assists families in obtaining Medicaid benefits for loved ones who may be facing the prospect of nursing home care. Carrie also works with clients on probate matters involving the administration of estates, guardianships, conservatorships, and adoptions. Carrie also drafts wills, trusts, powers of attorney, advance directives and other documents relating to estate planning.

40% Elder Law
30% Probate
20% Estate Planning

10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Alabama, 2003
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2003
U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 2003

Birmingham School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama, 2002-J.D.
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, 1999-B.S. ,Major: Business Administration – Accountancy

Alabama Bar Association, 2003 – Present
Birmingham Bar Association
Alabama Elder Law Section

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