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

Timothy J. F. Gallagher


(334) 241-8005


Tim Gallagher has a diverse practice encompassing litigation and transactional law with an emphasis on commercial litigation, financial services, business law, broadband/telecommunications law, and nonprofit organizations law. He litigates at the trial court and appellate level including before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Alabama Supreme Court. Additionally, Tim represents clients in administrative actions with federal and state agencies.

Tim also represents clients in a variety of transactional matters, including business formation and business acquisitions, as well as drafting and reviewing contracts, commercial leases, and loan documents. He also has substantial experience assisting nonprofit organizations, including forming nonprofit entities, obtaining tax-exempt recognition, and representing clients in grant disputes.

Tim has been a pro bono volunteer since his admission to the Bar in 2007. In addition to handling numerous pro bono cases, Tim has taken on a leadership role in pro bono efforts at the state and local level. In 2013, the Montgomery County Volunteer Lawyers Program (Montgomery VLP) was founded and Tim was elected as the first President of its Board of Directors from 2013-2016. Additionally, Tim has served on the Alabama State Bar Pro Bono Celebration Task Force since 2012. Tim was appointed Vice-Chair of the Task Force for 2017 and served as Chair in 2018. Tim has also been a member of the Alabama State Bar Pro Bono and Public Service Committee since 2013.

In 2022, Tim was awarded the Alabama State Bar Harold Albritton Pro Bono Leadership Award for his statewide pro bono efforts. In 2014, Tim was awarded the Thomas J. Methvin Volunteer Lawyer of the Year Award for his volunteer work in Montgomery, Alabama. In 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, Tim was awarded the Montgomery VLP Medal of the Samaritan. Tim was inducted as a Fellow of the Alabama Law Foundation in 2018.


J.D., cum laude, University of Alabama School of Law, 2007

B.A., cum laude, Rollins College, 2003

Bar Admissions

Alabama, 2007

Admitted To Practice

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

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

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


Honors and Awards

Alabama State Bar Albert Vreeland Pro Bono Service Award, 2022

Fellow of the Alabama Law Foundation, 2019-present

Montgomery VLP Medal of the Samaritan, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

Alabama State Bar Pro Bono Exemplar, 2018, 2016

MCBA Volunteer Lawyer of the Year Award, 2014

AV Preeminent peer-review rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Dr. Julius W. Hicks Scholarship

Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society

Presidential Scholarship

Order of Omega — Greek Honor Society

Publications and Lectures

Innocent Until Proven Guilty? Not For Bar Applicants, 31 J. LEGAL PROF. 297 (2007)

Recent Law Review Articles Concerning the Legal Profession, 31 J. LEGAL PROF. 377 (2007)

Memberships, Affiliations, and Activities

Montgomery County Bar Association – President, 2022; Vice-President, 2021; Secretary/Treasurer, 2020; Board of Directors, 2015-present; Charity Event Chair, 2016-18; VLP Liaison, 2012-2014

Montgomery County Bar Foundation – President, 2013-16; Past-President, 2017-2018

Alabama State Bar (ASB) Leadership Forum – Chairman, 2019-present; Member, Class 11

ASB Pro Bono and Public Service Committee – Member, 2013-present

ASB Pro Bono Celebration Task Force – Chairman, 2018; Vice-Chair, 2017; Subcommittee Chair, 2014-2016

ASB Pro Bono Innovation Task Force – Member, 2018

Alabama Law Foundation Grants Committee, 2017-2020

Managing Board and Law Review Articles Editor, 2006-2007

Journal of the Legal Profession, Editor, 2005-2007

Contact Information

150 South Perry Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104

p: (334) 241-8005

f: (334) 323-8888

Legal Assistant

Jennifer Jackson

p: (334) 241-8030

f: (334) 323-8888


Stephen Broadhead (Foreclosures)

p: (334) 241-8034

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