John Richard Nix

Sole Practitioner

jrnixprobatelawLocation: Mobile, Alabama
Phone: 251-432-0011
Toll Free:  866-265-9640
Fax: 251-478-8985
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Areas of Practice

Employment Law – Employer
Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
Probate/Elder Law and Estate Administration
Business Law and Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

Mediator/Arbitrator (2004 to present), Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution, 2004

Bar Admissions

Alabama, 1977
U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit


University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Honors: Moot Court Board
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
B.S. cum laude 1974
Major: Human Resources – Industrial Relations

Representative Clients

Springhill Hospitals, Inc. and Springhill Medical Center
The SSI Group, Inc.
Coastal Courier, Inc. (CCI)


Seminar presentations to other Alabama lawyer or client groups regarding: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA); Mistakes Made By Mediators; Taking and Defending Depositions; Termination of Employees; Reductions in Force; HR Training of Managerial and Supervisory Employees; Legal Issues relating to AIDS.

Honors and Awards

AV Preeminent* rating from my peers and judges, the highest possible rating in legal ability and ethical standards.
Ethics Committee Chairman – Mobile Bar Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 2007 – 2010
Christian Legal Association

Past Employment Positions

Pillans-Reams Law Firm, Associate, 1977 – 1984
Pillans-Reams Law Firm, Partner, 1984 – 2000

Pro Bono Activities

Mobile Bar “Volunteer Lawyer Program”, 1985 – Present
“Wills for Heroes” Program – drafting Wills for First Responders

Ancillary Businesses

Adjunct Professorships – University of Alabama and University of South Alabama.


Alpha Tau Omega
Beta Gamma Sigma