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Dan J. Willingham

Dan J. Willingham

Cullman, Alabama
(256) 734-9411
(256) 734-2086

I am married to Elaine Brown Willingham. We have three children and four grandchildren. I have been involved in the community as an Elder at church, past President and Lieutenant Governor in Kiwanis, volunteer fire fighter and chairman of the Bethsaida Volunteer Fire Department. I have served on the Executive Board of Red Cross. I am counsel for Premier Bank of the South and a member of the Board of Directors. I sit on other boards in an effort to give back to the community. I presently represent Cullman County, the City of Hanceville, Town of West Point, Town of Holly Pond, City of Hanceville Water and Sewer Board, Cullman Regional Airport, Cullman Area Mental Health and other government entities.

Areas of Practice

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Business Formations/Contracts
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate/Wills/Trusts
  • Defective Products
  • Criminal Defense
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Social Security

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Alabama State Court Mediator
  • ALTA Best Practice Framework Compliant

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D. - 1979
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
    • B.S. - 1976
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Economics

Representative Clients:

  • City of Hanceville
  • City of Hanceville Water and Sewer Board
  • Prosecutor for Hanceville 2016 - present
  • Town of West Point
  • Town of Holly Pond
  • Flotation Systems, Inc.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cullman County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Alabama State Bar, Member


  • German


  • Phi Delta Phi