The attorneys of Hale Sides LLC have more than 50 years combined experience successfully handling litigation and business matters with the highest standards of professionalism, precision and efficiency. With Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating of “AV,” we maintain a core focus on providing trusted, experienced counsel, and aggressive, ethical resolution of complex claims against businesses, employees, insureds, insurers, trust plan administrators, individuals, municipal entities and their agents. Our attorneys have successfully managed hundreds of tough challenges for our clients in every venue in Alabama’s state and federal court systems, and our experience and appearances for numerous persons and entities account for an impressive number of reported favorable decisions for our clients at the appellate court levels. Additionally, we have had the high honor and distinction of being repeatedly selected to represent cumulatively all the 456 towns, cities and municipalities that are members of the Alabama League of Municipalities as appellate counsel before the Supreme Court of Alabama and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

We treat every engagement as a new opportunity to earn our client’s trust and respect, one matter at a time. Thoughtful and careful execution of savvy strategies, drawn from decades of vigorous protection of the rights and interests of those we are fortunate to serve, are hallmarks of the high caliber performance that myriad clients have come to enjoy and expect from our lawyers.

With a wide network of proven, trusted contacts and resources throughout the South, we strive to formulate the proper blend of knowledgeable people and proven talent to match the specific task at hand, without sacrificing the highest quality, performance or efficiency in handling each undertaking. We are recognized and respected throughout the four corners of Alabama, and are regularly consulted and associated by numerous colleagues in all of Alabama’s 67 counties. Safeguarding and advocating the interests of all our constituents, be they individuals or Fortune 400 businesses, remain a great privilege and weighty task we humbly carry with immense pride and strength.

Our offices in Alabama are equipped with the most sophisticated communications and research technology available, which allow us to remain not only quickly reactive to any fast-unfolding situation that arises, but also to stay proactive in aggressive pursuit of our clients’ interests. We actively associate and utilize the best of local professionals and colleagues wherever our tasks take us, and have forged powerful alliances with other similarly minded attorneys and experts who have become partners of our well-honed team in mutual protection of our clients across the South.


About Us

Our Attorneys

Thomas S. Hale
Terry A. Sides
Richard D. Whitaker

Areas of practice


600 Financial Center
505 20th Street North
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
tel: 205.453.9800
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