Samuel N. Crosby, Attorney
Sam Crosby served as president of the Alabama State Bar from 2007-2008, the second Baldwin County attorney in 130 years to be elected to this position. He is the first Alabama lawyer to receive the Chief Justice's Outstanding Leadership Award for his service to the public. This service, particularly in the area of funding for civil legal aid to indigent citizens, will continue to help thousands of Alabamians.
Mr. Crosby's practice emphasizes the areas of civil litigation, probate practice, personal injury, trusts, wills, business law, guardianships, estates, real property, estate planning and mediation.
Mr. Crosby practices in the firm's Daphne, Foley and Bay Minette offices. In 1973, Mr. Crosby graduated with academic distinction from the University of Virginia where he was an All Atlantic Coast Conference soccer player. He joined the firm after receiving his law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law where he was a member of the Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society and Moot Court Board. He currently serves as a trustee of the University of Alabama Law School Foundation and serves on the Law School Executive Committee.
Mr. Crosby is one of five practicing lawyers in the state who were appointed at large to the Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism.
Mr. Crosby has served as President of the Baldwin County Bar Association and is a Life Fellow of the Alabama Law Foundation. This fellowship is based upon dedication to the legal profession and community and is limited to 1% of the state bar association.
Mr. Crosby has authored two books and numerous professional articles and columns. His book of humorous court stories, The Sleeping Juror, was published in 2002 by the Alabama Law Foundation and has raised over $31,000.00 for Kids' Chance Scholarships and indigent legal services. He has also served on the editorial boards of the Alabama Lawyer and Addendum magazines.
Mr. Crosby served as a local municipal judge and is retired from the JAG Corps of the United States Naval Reserve. He has served as a mediator in many cases and is a member of the Alabama Academy of Attorney Mediators.
Mr. Crosby was also one of the lawyers selected for inclusion in the 2009 Alabama Super Lawyers magazine.
Mr. Crosby has served as an adjunct professor at the University of South Alabama. He is a past director of Ecumenical Ministries, Inc., an organization which aids the poor in Baldwin County, and he has been active in numerous charitable and civic organizations, including the Boy Scouts of America, the American Red Cross and the Waterfront Rescue Mission. He co-leads Crown Financial Ministries small group Bible studies each year and plays music at Spanish Fort United Methodist Church and Church of the Apostles, an Anglican church in Daphne, where he is a member.
|Education:||University of Virginia|
U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama 1979
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