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After an impressive tenure as a Circuit Judge in Jefferson County, Alabama, Teresa Petelos added her invaluable wisdom to the firm in 2013. During her 18 years on the bench, she handled civil, criminal and domestic cases.
Her clients consist of individuals, corporations as well as government entities. Practice areas include domestic relations, civil litigation, employment law, education matters, and construction litigation. Teresa, having received specialized training through the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution, is also registered on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster.
As an attorney, she has handled cases at every level from municipal courts, State and Federal Court, as well as matters on appeal. Having been on the trial court bench, she brings a unique perspective as well as a broad skill set to our firm. She has been involved with numerous State and local government agencies over the years and has expansive knowledge of government rules and regulations.
Teresa has been married to Tony Petelos for 32 years. They have been involved in various civic and charitable organizations and are widely recognized for their contributions to the City of Hoover, Jefferson County and the State of Alabama. They have two adult daughters and are longtime residents of Hoover, Alabama.
- Alabama State Bar
- Shelby County Bar Association
- Bessemer Bar Association
- Birmingham Bar Association
- Alabama Crime Victims Compensation Commission
- Member: 1987 – 1993
- Alabama Circuit Judges Association
- Member: 1995 – 2013
- Governor’s Task Force for Women in the Justice System
- Former Member
- Jefferson County Sentencing Commission
- Former Member
- Hoover Service League
- Alabama Civil Air Patrol, U.S.A.F. Auxillary