At Whitaker, Mudd, Luke and Wells, we believe the practice of law is built upon relationships. Therefore, communication is at the center of everything we do. By effectively communicating with our clients, we strive to understand their goals with respect to every claim we handle. Our job is to then make those goals a reality by resolving each claim as efficiently as possible while obtaining the best possible results for our clients.



We are pleased to announce that Joy Presley has been elected President of the Birmingham Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators for the 2016-2017 year.

John F. Whitaker has been selected by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™ as a 2015 Top Rated Litigator.

John F. Whitaker has received the honor of being named as one of The American Lawyer’s 2015 Top Rated Lawyers in Personal Injury Law.

The Birmingham law firms of Whitaker, Mudd, Luke & Wells, LLC and Hall, Conerly & Bolvig, P.C. are pleased to announce their merger, effective February 23, 2015. Attorneys Jack J. Hall, Sr., C. Peter Bolvig, Jack J. Hall, Jr., and Christy C. Glidewell will join John F. Whitaker, William A. Mudd, K. Phillip Luke, and David R. Wells as members. Associate attorneys include John S. Shashy and Brandon J. Clapp.

This merger joins together two related and historic firms. Hall, Conerly & Bolvig, P.C., originally was founded in 1915 by Mr. Joseph P. Mudd, grandfather to William A. Mudd, and this year celebrated its 100th year as a law firm. Three of the four members of the Whitaker, Mudd, Luke & Wells firm spent a majority of their early legal years at Hall, Conerly & Bolvig, P.C., under the leadership and tutelage of Jack J. Hall, Sr. and Edward O. Conerly. These two firms have now come full circle with this merger, and are excited and proud to offer the experience and commitment of its attorneys who, combined, have devoted more than 200 years to representing clients throughout the State of Alabama.

The new firm, under the name Whitaker, Mudd, Luke & Wells, LLC, is located at 2011 4th Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama 35203, and may be reached at (205) 639-5300 or (205) 251-8143.