Jeffrey L. Luther

Jeffrey L. Luther
401 Church Street
Mobile, Alabama 36602
Telephone: 251-694-9393
Facsimile: 251-694-9392
JLuther@lchclaw.com

Jeffrey L. Luther was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of Alabama where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in History and a minor in English in 1982. He received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration in 1984, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1988.

Upon being admitted to the Bar in 1988, Mr. Luther joined a state-wide law firm with offices in Mobile, Alabama. Mr. Luther formed his own firm in the beginning of 1995 and has maintained a private practice in Mobile since that time.

Mr. Luther has served as President of the Young Lawyers section of the Mobile Bar, and has served on numerous local Bar committees, as well as, a member of the Board of Editors of the Alabama Lawyer. In 2007, after serving as lead counsel in over sixty jury trials to reach verdict, Mr. Luther was selected as a Charter Fellow of The Litigation Counsel of America.

Mr. Luther has been lead defense counsel in numerous, complex cases which have resulted in defense verdicts, as well as multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements over the course of his career. Mr. Luther’s areas of practice include construction law,environmental-pollution, personal injury, product liability and professional liability. Mr. Luther is also an Alabama State Court Registered Mediator and Appellate Mediator.

Mr. Luther is married to the former Cara Coker of Mobile. They have two daughters, Townsley and Cara Louise. The Luthers are members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Mr. Luther is a member of the Mobile Rotary Club and enjoys hunting, fishing, and golf.

Education:

University of Alabama, B.A., 1982
University of Alabama, M.P.A., 1984
University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1988
Member National Mock Trial Competition Team, 1988
ATLA National Trial Competition, National Finalist, 1988
Legal Intern: United States District Court, Judge Clarence Allgood, 1988

Admitted to Practice:

Alabama, 1988
United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama, 1988
United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1989
United States Supreme Court, 1991
United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama, 1991
United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama, 1996

Professional Memberships:

Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Alabama State Bar
•    Board of Editors, The Alabama Lawyer, 1990-1993
American Bar Association
•    Section of Tort and Insurance Practice
•    Section of Litigation
•    Environmental Litigation Committee
American Inns of Court, Mobile Inn
Charter Fellow Litigation Counsel of America
Defense Research Institute
Mobile Bar Association
•    Ethics Committee, 1992-1994
•    Executive Committee, 1994
•    President Young Lawyers Section, 1993-94
•    Legislative Committee, 1993-1995
•    State Courts and Civil Practice Committee, 1994-95
•    Federal Courts and Civil Practice Committee, Co-Chairman, 1995-96
Trucking Industry Defense Association