Sam W. IrbyDirect Dial: (251) 929-2225
Fax: (251) 929-2255
Lifelong resident of Baldwin County, Alabama.
Professional Background/Bar Activities:
Admitted to the Alabama State Bar Association and the United States District Court in 1971 and was admitted to the United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court in 1978.
Two term Member of the Alabama State Bar Association Board of Bar Commissioners representing the Alabama 28th Judicial Circuit (Baldwin County).
Recipient of the 2015 Alabama State Bar Association President’s Award; Fellow of the Alabama Law Foundation; past member of the Alabama Law Foundation Grants Committee.
Chairman of the Alabama State Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Section; past Chairman of the Alabama State Bar Association Solo and Small Practice Task Force.
Member of the Alabama State Bar Association; member of the Alabama State Bar Association Senior Lawyer New Lawyer Task Force; 2015-2016 Section Council Member of the Real Property, Property & Trust Law Section of the Alabama State Bar Association; past Secretary-Treasurer of the Real Property, Property & Trust Law Section of the Alabama State Bar Association; past member of the Alabama State Bar Association Digital Communications Committee; Member Alabama State Bar Commissioners Liaison for the Client Security Fund Committee; member of the Alabama State Bar Association Task Force for Upgrading the Alabama Bar Association Phone Systems; member of the Alabama Bar Association Government Liaison Committee.
AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Member of the Baldwin County Bar Association, and serves as a member of the Executive Committee; member of the Baldwin County Bar Association Probate Committee; member of the American Bar Association.
Member of a committee appointed by the Alabama Law Institute reviewing the Alabama Uniform Condominium Act of 1991 considering amendments to be proposed to the Alabama Legislature.
Registered on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster and the Alabama Appellate Mediation Roster. Appointed to mediate cases by both the Baldwin County Circuit Court and the Supreme Court of Alabama.
Currently serving as Arbitrator in pending case appointed by Baldwin County Circuit Judge.
He is the author of the Article published in the January 2017 issue of The Alabama Lawyer entitled: “Indestructible Survivorship or Destructible Survivorship: Which Form of Survivorship Is Best for Your Client?”.