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John Alexander McBrayer

John Alexander McBrayer

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Wills & Living Wills, Probate, Family, Child Custody

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About Me

I have served as a municipal judge for over 30 years and have been a divorce mediator since 1995.  Although I still do mediations, I now practice only as a private attorney with offices in Pelham and Fairhope, Alabama.  Over the years the focus of my practice has gradualy changed from criminal to divorce and now, Probate law.  However, my specialty in whatever area of law I am involved, is personal service.  As a solo practitioner, I give each of my clients the personal attention they deserve.  Please check out my website at or call my office (205) 664-3838 for an appointment.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Divorce & Separation: 30%
  2. Probate: 20%
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
  4. Child Custody: 15%
  5. Family: 15%



Hourly ($250-500/hour)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Ahmad Moosavi Shabani

    Mr. McBrayer is a very knowledgeable divorce/separation attorney. I highly recommend him and wholeheartedly endorse him.


    Ahmad Shabani Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

3590 B Pelham Pkwy # 104
Pelham, AL, 35124-2034



ALAuthorized to practice law198108/11/2015

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Municipal JudgeCity of Pelham2009 - 2013
Municipal JudgeCity of Calera1983 - 2011
Assistant AttorneyShelby County District Attorney's Office1983 - 1986


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Shelby County Bar AssociationPast President1988 - 1989
Alabama District Attorneys AssociationAssociate Member1986 - 1987


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Birmingham School of Law (Birmingham, AL)LawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Birmingham-Southern CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1973