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

Robert T. Meadows III

Of Counsel

(334) 501-1540


Bob Meadows is a native of Opelika and serves as the senior member of Capell & Howard’s Auburn-Opelika office. Bob was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1974, after receiving an A.B. in Economics from Davidson College in 1971, and a J.D. from the University of Alabama in 1974. After law school, Bob clerked for Judge R. E. Varner, Middle District of Alabama, in Montgomery, Alabama.

Bob is engaged in a general practice with an emphasis on trial work. He has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation since 2007.

He remains active as a member of The Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute, and the Alabama Association of School Board Attorneys. Bob formerly served for nine years as the Bar Commissioner for the 37th Judicial Circuit. In the past, he also served as the President of the Lee County Bar Association.


J.D., The University of Alabama School of Law, 1974

A.B., Davidson College, 1971

Bar Admissions

Alabama, 1974

Admitted To Practice

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

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

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

Honors and Awards

The Best Lawyers in America – Commercial Litigation; Family Law

The Best Lawyers in America – Opelika Family Lawyer of the Year, 2021

The Best Lawyers in America – Opelika Family Lawyer of the Year, 2017

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating Award

Omicron Delta Kappa

Bronze Star, U.S. Army, Desert Shield/Desert Storm

Memberships, Affiliations, and Activities

Alabama State Bar Young Lawyers’ Section, Past President

Lee County Bar Association, Past President

Alabama State Bar Board of Bar Commissioners for the 37th Judicial Circuit

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Federal Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Alabama Law Institute

Alabama Association of School Board Attorneys

Alabama Law Foundation, Fellow

Other Professional Experience

Lieutenant Colonel (retired), U.S. Army Reserves

Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps

Contact Information

3120 Frederick Road, Suite B
Opelika, Alabama 36801

p: (334) 501-1540

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Legal Assistant

Tammy McCullough

p: (334) 241-8008

f: (334) 323-8888