Capell & Howard P.C. Attorneys At Law Montgomery & Auburn/Opelika, AL

G. Stephen Wiggins


(205) 764-1262


Steve Wiggins received his undergraduate degree from Samford University with a major in chemistry and his law degree from the Cumberland School of Law.

During his more than 45 years of practice in Tuscaloosa, Steve has handled a broad range of cases in state and federal court including wrongful death, personal injury, products liability, premises liability, fraud, defamation, insurance bad faith, professional malpractice, real estate litigation, will contests, probate litigation, construction, and contract litigation, and associated appeals. More recently, his practice focuses on drafting wills and trusts, probate estate administration and litigation, and other elder law matters. He maintains an AV rating by the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory.

Steve was born in Andalusia, Alabama, and is married to the former Ann Ayer of Huntsville, Alabama. They have two children and four grandchildren. They are active members of Christ Episcopal Church in Tuscaloosa.


J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, 1977

B.S., Samford University, 1972

Bar Admissions

Alabama, 1977

Admitted To Practice

Supreme Court of Alabama

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

Honors and Awards

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating

Cumberland Law Review, Editor

Omicron Delta Kappa

Publications and Lectures

Quasi-Party in the Guise of Amicus Curiae, 7 Cumb. L. Rev. 293 (1976-77)

Counseling the Elderly: 5 Tips and Traps, presented to the Tuscaloosa County Bar Association (2014)

Memberships, Affiliations, and Activities

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Elder Law Section, Alabama State Bar Association

Tuscaloosa County Bar Association (President, 1997)

Tuscaloosa Rotary Club (President, 1989)

Christ Episcopal Church, Vestry Member

Counseling Ministry Professionals, Board Member

Other Professional Experience

Red Oak Legal, P.C. (2013-2023)

Hubbard, Wiggins, McIlwain & Brakefield, P.C. (2009-2013)

Davidson, Wiggins & Jones, P.C. (1977-2009)

Contact Information

1490 Northbank Parkway, Suite 226
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

p: (205) 764-1262


Ann F. Smith

p: (205) 764-1262