Special to the
Opelika Observer

Capell & Howard P.C. is pleased to welcome Attorney Blake E. Brookshire to the firm.
Brookshire graduated from Auburn University with a bachelors degree in political science and received his juris doctorate, summa cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law in spring 2018. His practice includes primarily general civil defense litigation at both the trial and appellate level and covers various areas of law.
While in school, Brookshire served as senior articles editor of the Mississippi Sports Law Review and associate editor of the Mississippi Law Journal. Additionally, he was the recipient of the Doc Cottier Award, the KARMA (Kids Against Ridicule Meanness and Aggression) Philanthropy Award for Outstanding Dedication to Community Service, and was named most outstanding member of the Trial Advocacy Board. Blake recently joined the Hugh Maddox Chapter of the American Inns of Court.
He resides in Auburn and is actively involved working with students to prevent bullying in local high schools.
Brookshire and his wife Lauren, a labor and delivery nurse at East Alabama Medical Center, attend Auburn United Methodist Church, enjoy cheering for their Auburn Tigers and spending time with their three rescue dogs.
Since 1947, the attorneys of Capell & Howard, P.C. have been providing clients professional expertise coupled with an abiding commitment to client service.
As a full-service provider of legal advice and representation, its attorneys have been recognized across a wide range of practice areas, including 16 attorneys in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America and five attorneys in the 2018 edition of Super Lawyers. The firm also has served for many years as the sole Alabama representative in SCG Legal, an international association of law firms with offices in the capital city of each state and many financial centers around the world.
Based in Montgomery, Alabama, and with offices in Auburn-Opelika and Fairhope, the firm’s central location allows for efficient representation throughout the State.
In addition to its in- state client base, the firm serves as Alabama counsel for regional, national, and international companies.