Attorney Edward A. Merrell is the Managing Member of the Merrell Law Firm, LLC in Hoover, AL. His law practice focus is on Civil Litigation, however he handles cases in Family Law and Criminal Defense. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama and the Birmingham School of Law where he served as Treasurer and received recognition as special prosecutor. He is a committee member of the Alabama Bar Association’s Law School & Legal Education Task Force, the Birmingham Bar Association’s Community Education Committee and also the Crisis Relief Committee. In 2016, the Merrell Law Firm received the Birmingham Bar Association’s Small Firm Pro Bono ‘Firm of the Year’ due to the significant number of Pro Bono hours served by firm attorneys.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Merrell spent nearly 10 years in the criminal justice system working as a police officer, detention officer and instructor. He worked for the YMCA for another 10 years working with youth and in particular, youth sports.
As a member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary for over 13 years, he served as a staff officer, instructor and crew member. When not serving the community, Mr. Merrell spends all of his time with his family, especially his daughter who is an avid golfer and enjoys history.