Peter Wright

, Shareholder

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Peter's practice focuses on trust and estate litigation matters, with particular emphasis on will contests, estate and trust administration matters, joint account or joint ownership of property disputes, power of attorney litigation, and general representation of fiduciaries (including trust institutions or corporate trustees), and beneficiaries of estates and trusts. Additionally, Peter routinely handles adversarial and non-adversarial guardianship and conservatorship matters, and has been appointed to mediate various trust and estate administration disputes.

Awards & Accreditations

  • Best Lawyers in America©
  • Alabama Super Lawyers
  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating


  • The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Litigation-Trusts and Estates, 2012-16
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, 2011-12
  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating


  •  Birmingham, Alabama State and American Bar Associations

Thought Leadership

  • Assists families of deceased persons in probate administration--especially those estates with estate, gift or income tax implications
  • Represents both fiduciaries (including trust institutions) and beneficiaries in trust and estate litigation
  • Assists family members in protective proceedings, including conservatorships and guardianships
  • The University of Alabama School of Law, adjunct professor
  • National Institute For Trial Advocacy, teaching

University of Alabama School of Law

JD, 1995

  • Alabama Law Review
    • Managing Board
    • Senior Student Articles Editor
  • Jessup International Moot Court Team
  • Order of the Barristers
  • John A. Campbell Moot Court Board

Washington & Lee University

BA, 1985

  • Speaker, "Guardianships and Conservatorships in Alabama", Special Needs Roundtable, July 2013
  • Speaker, "Probate in Alabama: Litigation Issues Explained," August 2013
  • Author, "Don't 'Just Say No' to Power Attorney Transactions," The Counselor, Fall 2011
Sirote & Permutt Announces 47 Attorneys Selected as The Best Lawyers in America© for 2016 - 8/17/2015 Read More
Sirote's Peter Wright to Speak at "Probate in Alabama: Litigation Issues Explained" Seminar - 8/19/2013 Read More
Sirote's Katherine N. Barr and Peter M. Wright to Speak at Special Needs Roundtable - 7/11/2013 Read More
Best Lawyers Recognizes 43 Attorneys from Sirote & Permutt as the "Best Lawyers in America" for 2013 - 11/5/2012 Read More

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