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

Patrick L. W. Sefton


(334) 241-8003


Patrick L. W. Sefton, a native of Huntsville, Alabama, practices in the areas of commercial defense litigation, commercial loan litigation, employment law and general litigation. He is licensed to practice in all state and federal trial courts in Alabama and Georgia.

Pat received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Auburn University, where he was President of the Student Government Association, and his law degree from the University of Alabama, where he was a member of the A.B.A. National Trial Advocacy Team and the Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society.

Pat is past President of both the Montgomery County Bar Association and the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association. He is the past Alabama State Representative to the Defense Research Institute, the largest national association of defense trial lawyers. He also serves on the Alabama State Bar Board of Bar Commissioners and serves as a Chair of the Alabama State Bar Character and Fitness Committee.

For the past eleven years, Pat has been inducted into Alabama “Super Lawyers” in the area of Banking Law. He has been a lecturer for the Alabama Bar Institute’s Continuing Legal Education Programs and the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association and has made numerous presentations for national, state and local trade associations on a variety of legal issues.

Pat and his wife, Anne, are parents of four children and attend Church of the Highlands.


J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1996
B.A., Auburn University, 1993

Bar Admissions


Admitted To Practice

U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
United States Supreme Court

Honors and Awards

Mid-South Super Lawyers – Banking Law, 2011-2023
AV Preeminent peer-review rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Publications and Lectures

Alabama Update (Tort Law), ABICLE
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association Deposition Boot Camp and Trial Academy, Faculty

Memberships, Affiliations, and Activities

Alabama Law Foundation, Fellow
Ezekiel Academy, Board of Directors, Past Member
Church of Highlands, Member
Ezekiel Academy, Head Soccer Coach (Retired)

Contact Information

150 South Perry Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104

p: (334) 241-8003

f: (334) 323-8888

Legal Assistant

Jennifer Jackson

p: (334) 241-8030

f: (334) 323-8888