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T. Julian Motes

Tel: 251-434-0130
Fax: 251-434-0196
Peggy Dyson

Julian’s practice focuses primarily on business and civil trial matters. He has participated as lead and support trial counsel in employment discrimination and other labor cases defending against claims of discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, breach of collective bargaining, and unpaid wages and overtime. Julian also has participated as counsel in defense of suits against government institutions, business corporations and individuals, and as lead counsel in defense of workman’s compensation cases and for warranty and product liability cases for corporate clients.

  • Represents clients in litigating and arbitrating contract disputes and labor claims
  • Commercial litigation including representation of privately held companies and public corporations
  • Defense of workers' compensation claims
  • Admitted to practice
    • US Supreme Court
    • Southern, Middle and Northern District Courts of Alabama
    • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Recipient, AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell, a reflection of having achieved preeminent status in the areas of professional skill and integrity
  • Alabama State Bar


  • University of Alabama School of Law
    JD, 1983
  • Auburn University
    BS, 1980

Additional Accolades

 University of Alabama School of Law

  • Hugo L. Black Scholar
  • American Jurisprudence Award winner



  •  Speaker, "Human Resource Law: What You Need To Know Now," National Business Institute, December 2013
  • Author, "Preservation of Confidence and Secrets - Consideration of Times," Vo. 7, 213, The Journal of the Legal Profession, 1982

Sirote & Permutt's Julian Motes to Speak at National Business Institute Seminar - 12/4/2013

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