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

Sherrie L. Phillips

Of Counsel

(334) 241-8033


Sherrie L. Phillips practices in the areas of creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, foreclosure, restructures/workouts and commercial litigation. Sherrie is admitted to practice in all courts in Alabama and is a member of the Alabama State Bar, Montgomery County Bar Association and Birmingham Bar Association. She lectures frequently on foreclosures, debt collection and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Sherrie was a 1996 graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law where she served on the Law and Psychology Review and John Campbell Moot Court Board. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1993 from the University of Alabama where she graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.

Sherrie is currently a member of the Executive Board of Women’s Legal Section of the Alabama State Bar. She heads the committee for the Women’s Legal Section Silent Auction held annually to fund scholarships for female law students in Alabama.


J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, 1996

B.A., cum laude, University of Alabama, 1993

Bar Admissions

Alabama, 1996

Admitted To Practice

U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama

U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama

U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama

Honors and Awards

Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society

Law and Psychology Review, Lead Articles Editor

Mortar Board

Omicron Delta Kappa

Publications and Lectures

“The Importance of Ships” Mentorship, Sponsorship and Allyship, The Alabama Lawyer (March 2022)


Classes and Seminars Taught: 200

Debt Collection, 2003–Present

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 2003–Present

Creditors’ Rights, 2003–Present

Women Lawyers Status/Issues, 2010–Present

Memberships, Affiliations, and Activities

Alabama State Bar

Alabama State Bar, Women Lawyers Section
– Chair, 2010-2012, 2020-2022
– Vice Chair, 2008-2010
– Executive Board, 2005-Present
– Silent Auction Chair, 2005-Present

Montgomery County Bar Association

Birmingham Bar Association

The Alabama Lawyer Editorial Board, 2011-Present

Contact Information

150 South Perry Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104

p: (334) 241-8033

f: (334) 323-8888

Legal Assistant

Stephanie Cloutier

p: (334) 241-8033

f: (334) 323-8888