Jenny Behel, Randy Thigpen, Amy Scott, James Engelthaler

Jenny Holt Behel
Telephone 256-764-9997
Email: jenny@thealabamalawyer.net

Jenny Holt Behel  has been a resident of North Alabama since 1981. A  graduate of Deshler High School in Tuscumbia, Jenny went on to graduate with a B.S. from Athens State University.  She was accepted at Jones School of Law where she was awarded the “ First year student of the year” as well as the Award for Excellence in Real Property.  While at Jones she was a member of the Student Bar Association and was Chief Justice of the Student Honor Court.  She is a former member of Delta Theta Phi. Ms. Behel was awarded her Juris Doctorate from Jones and is currently a member in good standing of the Alabama State Bar.  She is currently a member of the Federal Bar and an active member of The Lauderdale County Bar Association.  Ms. Behel served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Mike Jones of the Lauderdale County Circuit Court and  is a past recipient of the “ Favorite  Lawyer In The Shoals “ award by the local newspaper.  She is a past member of the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and Ms. Behel has also served as a volunteer at the local battered women’s shelter.   She has focused her practice of law in the areas of Family and Domestic law, Criminal law and Juvenile law.  She currently has an active caseload in the above areas and is a certified Guardian ad litem.  Ms. Behel has handled criminal cases as simple as traffic offences  and as complex as sex crimes and capital murder.

She has been an adjunct professor at both the University of North Alabama and Faulkner University teaching courses in criminal law, business law and property law.  Additionally, she has taught Continuing education to other Attorneys. 


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