The McGhee Firm

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The McGhee Firm

Experience. Respect. Results. By choosing The McGhee Firm, you get more than professional legal representation. We are a full service Law Firm with over 20 years of experience offering expertise in various legal areas.

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in Alabama and has no record of discipline from the Alabama bar association. *

The McGhee Firm

The McGhee Firm

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Experience. Respect. Results. By choosing The McGhee Firm, you get more than professional legal representation. We are a full service Law Firm with over 20 years of experience offering expertise in various legal areas.

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in Alabama and has no record of discipline from the Alabama bar association. *

Firm Overview

We are a full service Law Firm with over 20 years of experience offering expertise in various legal areas. Specializing in Criminal Defense, Family and Domestic Law, and Personal Injury Law.

CRIMINAL:
If you have been charged with a crime, you need an attorney who has a record to stand behind. Mr. McGhee has personally tried over 130 jury trails with all but 23 of these resulting in a not-guilty verdict, acquittal, dismissal, or lesser charge.
Being arrested or charged with a crime is an extremely traumatic experience with far ranging consequences that are hard to predict without proper legal guidance. Fortunately, you do not have to face the government alone. It is important to choose an attorney who is well versed in local, state, and federal laws. Mr. McGhee has had many positive outcomes for clients who have been charged with various crimes including:

*Personal Crimes: Capital Murder, Murder, Homicide, Violent Crimes, Assault and Battery, Arson, Child Abuse, Domestic Abuse, Kidnapping, Rape, Statutory Rape
*Inchoate Crimes: Aiding and Abetting, Attempt, Conspiracy
*Property Crimes: Theft Crimes, Burglary, Larceny, Robbery, Auto Theft, Shoplifting
*Statutory Crimes: DUI/DWI, Open Container Violations, Minor in Possession of Alcohol, Public Intoxication, Underage DUI, Boating DUI, Selling and Supplying Alcohol to Minors, Refusing to Perform a Field Sobriety Test, Refusing to Perform a Breathalyzer or Provide a Blood Sample, Drug Possession, Drug Manufacturing, Drug Trafficking, Medical Marijuana Crimes, Driving on a Suspended License, Hit-and-run Accidents, Reckless Driving, Vehicular Assault
*Federal Crimes
*State Crimes
*Financial Crimes

FAMILY LAW:
*Contested High Conflict Divorce
When there are unsettled issues that will be litigated in court, you need a team with court and trial experiences to fight for your rights in court. We are well known for our litigation skills and trial abilities. We are prepared to lead and also serve as litigation counsel on your case.
*Uncontested Cooperative Divorce
Spouses who are able to reach their own agreements regarding custody, property, and support in a divorce may be able to complete an uncontested divorce. To accomplish this, our lawyers us mediation, negotiation and collaborative approaches to assist you in reaching an amicable resolution.
*Child Custody
Unmarried or divorced parents must work out an arrangement regarding the custody of their children. When parents can't agree on custody and major decision making by agreement, they face some of the most sensitive and difficult cases that can be brought before a court. We approach these cases with the highest degree of professionalism and care in our pursuit of the desired outcome.
*Child Support & Spousal Support
Both parents have a responsibility to provide financial support for their children. Depending on the duration of the marriage and the financial circumstances of each spouse in a divorce, spousal support may also be awarded to one spouse on a temporary or permanent basis. We will pursue proper financial support for you and/or your children.
*Property and Asset Division
Property and assets acquired during the marriage will need to be equitably divided during a divorce. Our legal team has significant experience with complex assets and high net worth property division. We utilize extensive discovery techniques and asset analysis to help our clients pursue a full and fair division of marital assets.
*Prenuptial & Asset Division
If you are considering entering into a prenuptial agreement or postnuptial agreement, our attorneys have the required knowledge and experience to protect you and explain all your rights and applicable laws. We are ready to help you make the right decisions and guide you through the process of negotiating and entering into a valid and enforceable marital agreement.
*Domestic Violence and Family Offense
Domestic violence involves any type of assault or abuse of a family member, domestic partner, spouse, ex-spouse or other member of a household. Whether you have been abused or if you stand accused, we will fight to defend your rights and protect you in court.
*Post-Divorce and modification of Support
Resolution of post-divorce legal matters, compliance and enforcement of court orders, upward and downward modification of support obligations.

PERSONAL INJURY:
The McGhee Firm is dedicated to helping accident victims secure compensation for any injuries they may have suffered due to the negligence of another party. Serious, life-altering accidents occur all of the time and we want to ensure you have then help you need to get back to your normal life as soon as possible. There are no up front legal costs.
Types of Personal Injury Claims We Handle:
Car Accidents
Construction Accidents
Product Liability
Mass Disasters
Medical Malpractice
Workplace Injuries
Premises Liability
Nursing Home Abuse

Main Office

Main Office
424 South Oates Street
Dothan, AL 36301

Phone

(334) 793-3332

Fees
Office Information
Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Office Manager

Bethany McGhee

Emergency After Hours

Yes

The McGhee Firm
B. Shaun McGhee

A native of Enterprise, Alabama, Shaun McGhee was a 1991 honors graduate of Enterprise High School. In 1995, Shaun obtained a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Troy University where he immediately began working as an emergency room registered nurse and presently has more than 25 years’ experience.
In September 1996, he was accepted into the Jones School of Law at Faulkner University and later graduated with a Juris Doctorate Degree in 1999.
Shaun McGhee has made a name for himself in the legal arena since being admitted to the Alabama State Bar in May 2000. He is well respected as a defense attorney in Alabama being noted for his ethical standards and extraordinary trial record. In the past twenty years he has personally tried 132 criminal cases before a jury. Of those, he obtained 82 acquittals, 6 judgments of acquittal, 14 convictions on lessor included offenses, and only 22 convictions.
Shaun’s extensive medical background and trial experience, allows him to be well versed in two worlds that often collide and, as result, is a dual threat in the courtroom. Shaun continues to maintain an updated registered nursing license with the Alabama Board of Nursing. He has certifications in advanced cardiac life support and pediatric advanced life support. His knowledge of the medical field has been beneficial to his law career where often times medical records are imperative to the defense of his client’s criminal cases and in representing clients in personal injury cases.
Shaun McGhee is here to assist you with your legal needs. If you have been arrested; suffered injury in an accident or fall; need assistance in a family matter or even a divorce; need the drafting of a will or deed; or any other legal need, know that Shaun and the staff at The McGhee Firm will be beside you the entire way. Shaun McGhee understands and recognizes that people come to us at what may be the lowest and most difficult point of their lives. You can feel confident in knowing you’ve hired an experienced and compassionate attorney to handle your legal needs. Contact Shaun McGhee today to fight for you.
​
Professional Associations, Memberships, & Awards:
Top 10 Alabama Criminal Attorneys 2020
Top 100 National Trial Lawyers 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
Member : Alabama State Bar - 2000- present
Member: National Trial Lawyers Association
Member: ACDLA (Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)
Member: NACDL (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers)

License

Bar Number: 6433
Alabama, 2000

Education

Faulkner University School of Law
Juris Doctorate, 1999

Troy University
Bachelors of Nursing, 1995

The McGhee Firm
B. Shaun McGhee

A native of Enterprise, Alabama, Shaun McGhee was a 1991 honors graduate of Enterprise High School. In 1995, Shaun obtained a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Troy University where he immediately began working as an emergency room registered nurse and presently has more than 25 years’ experience.
In September 1996, he was accepted into the Jones School of Law at Faulkner University and later graduated with a Juris Doctorate Degree in 1999.
Shaun McGhee has made a name for himself in the legal arena since being admitted to the Alabama State Bar in May 2000. He is well respected as a defense attorney in Alabama being noted for his ethical standards and extraordinary trial record. In the past twenty years he has personally tried 132 criminal cases before a jury. Of those, he obtained 82 acquittals, 6 judgments of acquittal, 14 convictions on lessor included offenses, and only 22 convictions.
Shaun’s extensive medical background and trial experience, allows him to be well versed in two worlds that often collide and, as result, is a dual threat in the courtroom. Shaun continues to maintain an updated registered nursing license with the Alabama Board of Nursing. He has certifications in advanced cardiac life support and pediatric advanced life support. His knowledge of the medical field has been beneficial to his law career where often times medical records are imperative to the defense of his client’s criminal cases and in representing clients in personal injury cases.
Shaun McGhee is here to assist you with your legal needs. If you have been arrested; suffered injury in an accident or fall; need assistance in a family matter or even a divorce; need the drafting of a will or deed; or any other legal need, know that Shaun and the staff at The McGhee Firm will be beside you the entire way. Shaun McGhee understands and recognizes that people come to us at what may be the lowest and most difficult point of their lives. You can feel confident in knowing you’ve hired an experienced and compassionate attorney to handle your legal needs. Contact Shaun McGhee today to fight for you.
​
Professional Associations, Memberships, & Awards:
Top 10 Alabama Criminal Attorneys 2020
Top 100 National Trial Lawyers 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
Member : Alabama State Bar - 2000- present
Member: National Trial Lawyers Association
Member: ACDLA (Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)
Member: NACDL (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers)

License

Bar Number: 6433
Alabama, 2000

Education

Faulkner University School of Law Juris Doctorate, 1999


Troy University Bachelors of Nursing, 1995


Firm Overview

We are a full service Law Firm with over 20 years of experience offering expertise in various legal areas. Specializing in Criminal Defense, Family and Domestic Law, and Personal Injury Law.

CRIMINAL:
If you have been charged with a crime, you need an attorney who has a record to stand behind. Mr. McGhee has personally tried over 130 jury trails with all but 23 of these resulting in a not-guilty verdict, acquittal, dismissal, or lesser charge.
Being arrested or charged with a crime is an extremely traumatic experience with far ranging consequences that are hard to predict without proper legal guidance. Fortunately, you do not have to face the government alone. It is important to choose an attorney who is well versed in local, state, and federal laws. Mr. McGhee has had many positive outcomes for clients who have been charged with various crimes including:

*Personal Crimes: Capital Murder, Murder, Homicide, Violent Crimes, Assault and Battery, Arson, Child Abuse, Domestic Abuse, Kidnapping, Rape, Statutory Rape
*Inchoate Crimes: Aiding and Abetting, Attempt, Conspiracy
*Property Crimes: Theft Crimes, Burglary, Larceny, Robbery, Auto Theft, Shoplifting
*Statutory Crimes: DUI/DWI, Open Container Violations, Minor in Possession of Alcohol, Public Intoxication, Underage DUI, Boating DUI, Selling and Supplying Alcohol to Minors, Refusing to Perform a Field Sobriety Test, Refusing to Perform a Breathalyzer or Provide a Blood Sample, Drug Possession, Drug Manufacturing, Drug Trafficking, Medical Marijuana Crimes, Driving on a Suspended License, Hit-and-run Accidents, Reckless Driving, Vehicular Assault
*Federal Crimes
*State Crimes
*Financial Crimes

FAMILY LAW:
*Contested High Conflict Divorce
When there are unsettled issues that will be litigated in court, you need a team with court and trial experiences to fight for your rights in court. We are well known for our litigation skills and trial abilities. We are prepared to lead and also serve as litigation counsel on your case.
*Uncontested Cooperative Divorce
Spouses who are able to reach their own agreements regarding custody, property, and support in a divorce may be able to complete an uncontested divorce. To accomplish this, our lawyers us mediation, negotiation and collaborative approaches to assist you in reaching an amicable resolution.
*Child Custody
Unmarried or divorced parents must work out an arrangement regarding the custody of their children. When parents can't agree on custody and major decision making by agreement, they face some of the most sensitive and difficult cases that can be brought before a court. We approach these cases with the highest degree of professionalism and care in our pursuit of the desired outcome.
*Child Support & Spousal Support
Both parents have a responsibility to provide financial support for their children. Depending on the duration of the marriage and the financial circumstances of each spouse in a divorce, spousal support may also be awarded to one spouse on a temporary or permanent basis. We will pursue proper financial support for you and/or your children.
*Property and Asset Division
Property and assets acquired during the marriage will need to be equitably divided during a divorce. Our legal team has significant experience with complex assets and high net worth property division. We utilize extensive discovery techniques and asset analysis to help our clients pursue a full and fair division of marital assets.
*Prenuptial & Asset Division
If you are considering entering into a prenuptial agreement or postnuptial agreement, our attorneys have the required knowledge and experience to protect you and explain all your rights and applicable laws. We are ready to help you make the right decisions and guide you through the process of negotiating and entering into a valid and enforceable marital agreement.
*Domestic Violence and Family Offense
Domestic violence involves any type of assault or abuse of a family member, domestic partner, spouse, ex-spouse or other member of a household. Whether you have been abused or if you stand accused, we will fight to defend your rights and protect you in court.
*Post-Divorce and modification of Support
Resolution of post-divorce legal matters, compliance and enforcement of court orders, upward and downward modification of support obligations.

PERSONAL INJURY:
The McGhee Firm is dedicated to helping accident victims secure compensation for any injuries they may have suffered due to the negligence of another party. Serious, life-altering accidents occur all of the time and we want to ensure you have then help you need to get back to your normal life as soon as possible. There are no up front legal costs.
Types of Personal Injury Claims We Handle:
Car Accidents
Construction Accidents
Product Liability
Mass Disasters
Medical Malpractice
Workplace Injuries
Premises Liability
Nursing Home Abuse

Main Office

Main Office
424 South Oates Street
Dothan, AL 36301

Phone

(334) 793-3332

Fees
Office Information
Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Office Manager

Bethany McGhee

Emergency After Hours

Yes

The McGhee Firm
B. Shaun McGhee

A native of Enterprise, Alabama, Shaun McGhee was a 1991 honors graduate of Enterprise High School. In 1995, Shaun obtained a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Troy University where he immediately began working as an emergency room registered nurse and presently has more than 25 years’ experience.
In September 1996, he was accepted into the Jones School of Law at Faulkner University and later graduated with a Juris Doctorate Degree in 1999.
Shaun McGhee has made a name for himself in the legal arena since being admitted to the Alabama State Bar in May 2000. He is well respected as a defense attorney in Alabama being noted for his ethical standards and extraordinary trial record. In the past twenty years he has personally tried 132 criminal cases before a jury. Of those, he obtained 82 acquittals, 6 judgments of acquittal, 14 convictions on lessor included offenses, and only 22 convictions.
Shaun’s extensive medical background and trial experience, allows him to be well versed in two worlds that often collide and, as result, is a dual threat in the courtroom. Shaun continues to maintain an updated registered nursing license with the Alabama Board of Nursing. He has certifications in advanced cardiac life support and pediatric advanced life support. His knowledge of the medical field has been beneficial to his law career where often times medical records are imperative to the defense of his client’s criminal cases and in representing clients in personal injury cases.
Shaun McGhee is here to assist you with your legal needs. If you have been arrested; suffered injury in an accident or fall; need assistance in a family matter or even a divorce; need the drafting of a will or deed; or any other legal need, know that Shaun and the staff at The McGhee Firm will be beside you the entire way. Shaun McGhee understands and recognizes that people come to us at what may be the lowest and most difficult point of their lives. You can feel confident in knowing you’ve hired an experienced and compassionate attorney to handle your legal needs. Contact Shaun McGhee today to fight for you.
​
Professional Associations, Memberships, & Awards:
Top 10 Alabama Criminal Attorneys 2020
Top 100 National Trial Lawyers 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
Member : Alabama State Bar - 2000- present
Member: National Trial Lawyers Association
Member: ACDLA (Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)
Member: NACDL (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers)

License

Bar Number: 6433
Alabama, 2000

Education

Faulkner University School of Law
Juris Doctorate, 1999

Troy University
Bachelors of Nursing, 1995

The McGhee Firm
B. Shaun McGhee

A native of Enterprise, Alabama, Shaun McGhee was a 1991 honors graduate of Enterprise High School. In 1995, Shaun obtained a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Troy University where he immediately began working as an emergency room registered nurse and presently has more than 25 years’ experience.
In September 1996, he was accepted into the Jones School of Law at Faulkner University and later graduated with a Juris Doctorate Degree in 1999.
Shaun McGhee has made a name for himself in the legal arena since being admitted to the Alabama State Bar in May 2000. He is well respected as a defense attorney in Alabama being noted for his ethical standards and extraordinary trial record. In the past twenty years he has personally tried 132 criminal cases before a jury. Of those, he obtained 82 acquittals, 6 judgments of acquittal, 14 convictions on lessor included offenses, and only 22 convictions.
Shaun’s extensive medical background and trial experience, allows him to be well versed in two worlds that often collide and, as result, is a dual threat in the courtroom. Shaun continues to maintain an updated registered nursing license with the Alabama Board of Nursing. He has certifications in advanced cardiac life support and pediatric advanced life support. His knowledge of the medical field has been beneficial to his law career where often times medical records are imperative to the defense of his client’s criminal cases and in representing clients in personal injury cases.
Shaun McGhee is here to assist you with your legal needs. If you have been arrested; suffered injury in an accident or fall; need assistance in a family matter or even a divorce; need the drafting of a will or deed; or any other legal need, know that Shaun and the staff at The McGhee Firm will be beside you the entire way. Shaun McGhee understands and recognizes that people come to us at what may be the lowest and most difficult point of their lives. You can feel confident in knowing you’ve hired an experienced and compassionate attorney to handle your legal needs. Contact Shaun McGhee today to fight for you.
​
Professional Associations, Memberships, & Awards:
Top 10 Alabama Criminal Attorneys 2020
Top 100 National Trial Lawyers 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
Member : Alabama State Bar - 2000- present
Member: National Trial Lawyers Association
Member: ACDLA (Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)
Member: NACDL (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers)

License

Bar Number: 6433
Alabama, 2000

Education

Faulkner University School of Law Juris Doctorate, 1999


Troy University Bachelors of Nursing, 1995


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This lawyer is licensed to practice in Alabama and has no record of discipline from the Alabama bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in Alabama and has no record of discipline from the Alabama bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.