Attorney Profile

Jim Pino 
Pelham, Alabama

Sole Practitioner
phone (205) 663-1581
fax (205) 663-1424

With over 36 years of active trial experience, attorney Jim Pino has earned a solid reputation within the legal community for well-prepared and aggressive representation of clients in the courts within the Jefferson-Shelby County area. Yet, he strives to maintain a personal relationship with each of his clients so that they will feel comfortable in discussing their legal problems and be put to ease in dealing with a legal system that can be difficult to understand and unpleasant to deal with.

At the firm of Jim Pino & Associates, you are never just another file. We are genuinely concerned about each individual client. Let us put our professionalism, experience and dedication to work for you! We are located at 363 Canyon Park Drive in Pelham, Alabama. (Canyon Park Drive is located off Highway 31S across from the Pelham Post Office.)

Areas of Practice:
DivorceCustody & Visitation Family Law
Child Support
Criminal Law (Felonies & Misdemeanors)
DUI/DWIDrug Charges
Traffic Violations
Juvenille Cases
Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Civil Litigation (Plaintiff & Defendant)
Social Security
Workers Compensation
Wills and Estatesv Probate
Home Warranty & Construction Cases

Bar Admissions:

Alabama, 1976U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1976U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 1976U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1981U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals, 1994U.S. Supreme Court, 1982

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1976
Birmingham - Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama, 1970
Major:  Classics

Published Works:"It's the Law", Guest Columnist, Shelby County Reporter

Classes/Seminars Taught: Former Adjunct Professor, Business Law, Birmingham-Southern College

Professional Associations and Memberships:Birmingham Bar Association, 1997Chairman, Grievance Committee

Shelby County Bar Association, 1988 - 1989President

Past Employment Positions:Alabama Department of Environmental Management, Past Part-Time Administrative Law Judge

Alabama State Health Planning and Development Agency, Past Part-Time Administrative Law Judge

State of Alabama, Special Assistant Attorney General, 1989

Cities of Alabaster, Helena and Calera, Alabama, Past Part-Time Prosecutor

Cities of Calera and Montevallo, Alabama, Past Part-Time Municipal Judge

U.S.N., 1971 - 1973

Fraternities/Sororities: Lambda Chi Alpha