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About Me

Caleb W. Ballew joined the firm of Martinson & Beason as an associate attorney in October 2012. Caleb’s practice areas include divorce, domestic relations, criminal defense, general civil litigation and estate litigation. In addition, he is a certified guardian ad litem and often represents the rights of juveniles.

Caleb was admitted to practice law in Alabama in 2010 and is a member of the Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association, the Family Law Section of the Alabama State Bar, and the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Caleb holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from the University of Mississippi, where he graduated cum laude. In law school, he participated on his school’s Moot Court team, winning a number of litigation scholarships during his tenure there. He volunteered his time with his law school’s Innocence Project and worked as a research assistant for author Curtis Wilkie on the book The Fall of the House of Zeus.

Caleb grew up in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina and is the oldest of three children. Caleb is also a newlywed and is married to Kourtney Ikard Ballew, a native of Madison County and an attorney as well.


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Practice Areas


  1. Family: 34%
  2. Criminal Defense: 33%
  3. General Practice: 14%
  4. Probate: 14%
  5. Appeals: 5%

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • John Allen Brinkley Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. Caleb is a very sharp lawyer. I've seen him take an adverse witness on the stand seeking justice for his client. Justice was found. His client was vindicated. Hire this lawyer.


    John Brinkley Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ronald Wayne Smith

    Caleb has a sharp mind and zealously advocates for his client.


    Ronald Smith Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Martinson & Beason, PC

115 Northside Sq
Huntsville, AL, 35801-4822


ALAuthorized to practice law201009/11/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Volunteer of the Month - FebruaryMadison County Volunteer Lawyer's Project2013
Moot Court Board Member of the YearUniversity of Mississippi School of Law2010
Litigation ScholarshipUniversity of Mississippi School of Law2009
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateMartinson & Beason, PC2012 - Present
AssociateChristina Dixon, Attorney at Law2011 - 2012
InternKevin W. Frye, PLLC2009 - 2010
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Alabama Education AssociationNetwork Attorney2013 - Present
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsAttorney Member2013 - Present
Madison County Volunteer Lawyer's ProjectVolunteer Attorney2010 - Present
Huntsville-Madison County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Alabama State Bar, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of VirginiaN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A