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John Douglas Lloyd

also known as John Douglas "J.D." Lloyd

About me

My name is J.D. Lloyd and I help folks convicted of crimes continue their fight for justice after the trial. Whether it's through filing an appeal or post-conviction petition for relief, I make sure my clients know there's still hope after the trial.


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Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 70%
    7 years
  2. Expungement: 20%
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Byron Woodrow Ketcham III

    I have known JD for years and would recommend him to anyone that has post conviction legal issues. You will not find a more capable lawyer to handle your legal matter.


    Byron Ketcham Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Leroy Maxwell Jr

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Contact info

Law Office of J.D. Lloyd, LLC

2151 Highland Ave. S., Suite 310
One Highland Place
Birmingham, AL, 35205

The Law Office of J.D. Lloyd

(Mailing Address)
PO Box 43945
Birmingham, AL, 35243



ALAuthorized to practice law200808/13/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Appellate AttorneysBirmingham Magazine2016
Top Appellate AttorneysBirmingham Magazine2015
Top Appellate AttorneysBirmingham Magazine2014
Top Appellate AttorneysBirmingham Magazine2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Law Office of J.D. Lloyd2011 - Present
Law ClerkAlabama Court Of Criminal Appeals2009 - 2011
Legal InternOffice Of The Attorney General, State Of Alabama2007 - 2007
Legal InternUnited States District Court For The Northern District Of Alabama2006 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2013 - Present
Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationAmicus Committee2012 - Present
Alabama State BarCriminal Justice Section2008 - Present
Birmingham Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. S.E.WIN - Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed suppression of the narcotics
State v. M.G.Charge Dismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Alabama School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Auburn UniversityPolitical Science / SpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lee County Bar AssociationCaselaw Update2016
Greater Birmingham Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationCaselaw Update2016
ACDLA Annual MeetingCaselaw Update2016
Birmingham Bar AssociationStarting a Business (Moderator)2015
BamaCarry Annual MeetingUpdate on Litigation2015
Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association - Annual Meeting2015 Case Law and Legislative Update2015
Serving as Appointed Counsel in Jefferson CountyServing as Appointed Appellate Counsel2014
ACDLA Four Corners CLE - Huntsville2014 Criminal Case Law Update2014
ACDLA Four Corners CLE - Enterprise2014 Criminal Case Law Update2014
2014 Alabama Criminal Law Update2014 Alabama Criminal Law Update2014
2013-2014 US Supreme Court Criminal Law Update2013-2014 US Supreme Court Criminal Law Update2014
Oral Arguments Before the Alabama Court of Criminal AppealsJason Dean Tulley v. City of Jacksonville2013
Cocktail Party LawCrime and DUIs2013
An Appellate Perspective for Trial AttorneysAppellate Practice2013