Evergreen Retainers – What Clients Need to Know
By Dottie Perry on May 16, 2014
Fee agreements outlining the scope of legal representation and compensation for the law firm, inter alia, are inked at the outset of every attorney-client relationship. That contract governs the relationship from start to finish. If the contract provides for a contingent fee, …
Dorothy (Dottie) Perry, Esq., was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. She has a diverse civil litigation practice, and her experience includes work in the areas of insurance, contracts, shareholder derivative, real property, medical malpractice, business law, complex business disputes, and transactional work, among other areas.
Perry is admitted to practice in all state courts in Mississippi and Alabama, both the Mississippi and Alabama Supreme Courts, and the Middle and Southern U.S. District Courts of Alabama. She is also admitted to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and was recently appointed to brief a constitutional issue and appear for oral argument before that court.
Her litigation experience includes jury and non-jury trials in state and Federal court. Perry recently successfully argued a case before the Mississippi Supreme Court and won a substantial victory for her client, while also creating more clear law on standing to sue.
She is a member of the Alabama Bar, the Mississippi Bar, the American Bar Association, the Mobile Bar Association (“MBA”), the MBA Young Lawyer’s Section and the Paul W. Brock Inn of Court. She has been an officer on the board of the MBA Women Lawyers’ section for three years and is a member of the MBA History and Archives Committee, currently chaired by Judge Don Davis. Additionally, Perry contributes to MBA Wills for Heroes, coordinated by the Volunteer Lawyers Program. Her civic involvement in Mobile County, Alabama also includes membership in the Leadership Mobile Class of 2012, Mobile United and the Junior League of Mobile.
Dottie and her family are members of Dauphin Way United Methodist Church.
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