J. Calvin Clay2017-12-05T08:35:38-05:00

 J. Calvin Clay


J. CALVIN CLAY, born Crosby, Mississippi, July 30, 1940; admitted to bar, 1968, Alabama. Education: The Citadel (B.S., 1962); University of Missouri; Cumberland School of Law of Samford University (J.D., 1968). Phi Delta Phi. Assistant District Attorney, Mobile County, Alabama, 1969-1971. Chairman, Airport Planning Advisory Committee, City of Mobile, 1973-1976. Assistant County Attorney, Mobile County, 1977-1979. City Attorney, City of Citronelle, 1980-1984. Attorney, Commercial Development Authority, City of Mobile, 1983-1990. Member: Mobile Bar Association; Alabama State Bar; Alabama Trial Lawyers Association.

There is no greater pleasure than helping a client recover what he or she is entitled to when some other person or company has intentionally or through mistake caused an injury to that client .”

Areas of Practice

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Mobile Bar Association, Member
  • Alabama State Bar, Member
  • Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1968


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D. – 1968
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina
    • B.S. – 1962
    • Honors: “Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities”
  • University of Missouri

 Past Employment Positions

  • Mobile County, Alabama, Assistant District Attorney, 1969 – 1971
  • Airport Planning Advisory Committee, City of Mobile, Chairman, 1973 – 1976
  • Mobile County, Assistant County Attorney, 1977 – 1979
  • City of Citronelle, City Attorney, 1980 – 1984
  • Commercial Development Authority, City of Mobile, Attorney, 1983 – 1990