Julian Butler

, Shareholder

Huntsville

jbutler@sirote.com
p - 256.536.1711



256.518.3678


Julian represents clients in civil litigation matters. Local government law is also a focus area, having served as Madison County Attorney for 35 years.

Awards & Accreditations

  • Alabama Super Lawyers 
  • Best Lawyers in America©

Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Commercial Litigation, 2006-15
  • Best Lawyers® 2014 Commercial Litigation  "Lawyer of the Year" in Huntsville
  • Alabama Super Lawyers 2008-15
  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating
  • Best of Class, Commercial Litigation Law

Organizations

  • Alabama State Bar
    • Environmental Law Section, Former Chairman
  • University of Alabama Center for Public Law & Service, Former Chairman

University of Alabama School of Law

LLB, 1963


University of Alabama

BS, 1961

  • Student Body president

  • Alabama Department of Archives and History
  • Trustee
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
  • Board Member
  • Leadership Huntsville-Madison County
  • Former Chairman
  • Leadership Alabama
  • Class V
  • The Arts Council
  • Former President
  • Eleventh Circuit Historical Society
  • Trustee 
  • Madison County, Alabama
  • County Attorney, 1977-2011
  • Active in Democratic politics on the local, state and national levels
  • Alabama Democratic Party
  • Attorney 
  • Madison County Democratic Executive Committee
  • Attorney
  • State and Local Legal Center, Washington DC
  • Board Member
  • National Association of County Civil Attorneys
  • Former President
  • National Association of Counties' Financial Services Center
  • Advisory Committee
  • Statewide Chairman of the combined Democratic Campaign in Alabama in 1976.  He has served as Statewide Chairman for Democratic candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General.
  • Presented Certificate of Merit from the Jefferson County Progressive Democratic Council in 1971, the first African-American Political Action Group in the State of Alabama, for "exceptional and extraordinary service in the field of civil rights and political advancement of the community."
  • Featured in "Corporate War Stories," Business Alabama, December 2012
  • Speaker, "History of Huntsville and Madison County", J.F. Drake State Technical College Professional Development Program, January 3, 2012
  • Speaker, "Early Huntsville/Madison County Political History", Leadership Huntsville/Madison County, February 8, 2012
  • Panel Member, J.F. Drake State Technical College Black History Symposium, February 16, 2012
  • Speaker, "Home Rule", Metro Kwanis Club, February 27, 2012
  • Speaker, "Leadership", CONNECT (Leadership Huntsville/Madison County) Opening Retreat, March 8, 2012
  • Speaker, "Reflections", Dinsimore G. Robinson, Sr. Funeral, March 14, 2012
  • Speaker, "Leadership", Masters Leadership Program Orientation, March 29, 2012
  • Speaker, "Government 101", FOCUS (Leadership Huntsville/Madison County), April 13, 2012
  • Speaker, "What Is A Successful Manager", Leadership Management Academy Graduation Ceremony, May 16, 2012
  • Speaker, "Government 101", CONNECT (Leadership Huntsville/Madison County), May 17, 2012
  • Speaker, "Home Rule", Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform in Madison County", May 31, 2012
  • Speaker, "Life's Balance", Alabama Association for Realtors-- Leadership AAR Alumni Professional Development Reunion, July 19, 2012
  • Speaker, "Leadership", Leadership Huntsville/Madison County-- Opening Retreat, August 25, 2012
  • Speaker, "Leadership", J.F. Drake State Technical College--Leadership Academy, September 17, 2012
  • Speaker, "Government 101", FOCUS (Leadership Huntsville/Madison County), September 21, 2012
  • Moderator, Seminar on Affordable Care Act (WBCNA), September 25, 2012
  • Speaker, Presented Julian Butler Award at Leadership Huntsville/Madison County 25th Anniversary Celebration, October 11, 2012
  • Speaker, "Home Rule", Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform Foundation, November 10, 2012
Sirote & Permutt Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America© for 2015 - 8/19/2014 Read More
Sirote & Permutt Announces 28 Attorneys Selected As Alabama Super Lawyers 2014 - 4/28/2014 Read More
Julian Butler is Spotlighted as a Leader - 10/8/2013 Read More
Best Lawyers Recognizes 46 Sirote Attorneys as the "Best Lawyers in America" for 2014 - 8/16/2013 Read More
Sirote & Permutt Announces 30 Attorneys Selected as Alabama Super Lawyers 2013 - 6/14/2013 Read More
Sirote Lawyer Julian Butler’s Recent Trade Secret Case Receives Statewide Notice - 12/21/2012 Read More
Best Lawyers Recognizes 43 Attorneys from Sirote & Permutt as the "Best Lawyers in America" for 2013 - 11/5/2012 Read More
Julian Butler Retires as Madison County Attorney - 1/18/2012 Read More
Best Lawyers has selected 32 attorneys from Sirote & Permutt for recognition in The Best Lawyers in America for 2011 - 8/27/2010 Read More
31 Sirote Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers - 8/7/2009 Read More
Publication Recognizes 20 From Sirote As Super Lawyers - 5/19/2009 Read More

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