Dan Willingham


Family and Community Involvement

Mr. Willingham and his wife, Elaine Brown Willingham, are proud parents of three children and four grandchildren. In addition to his legal career, Dan has been actively involved in various community endeavors, serving as an Elder at his local church, and holding the esteemed positions of past President and Lieutenant Governor in Kiwanis. His selfless dedication is further evidenced through his service as a volunteer firefighter and chairman of the Bethsaida Volunteer Fire Department.

Leadership and Advocacy

Dan has made significant contributions to the community through his role on the Executive Board of Red Cross, demonstrating his leadership and advocacy for humanitarian causes. Moreover, his legal expertise and acumen are leveraged in his capacity as counsel for Premier Bank of the South, where he also holds a key position as a member of the Board of Directors. His involvement in various other boards further exemplifies his commitment to giving back to the community and effecting positive change.

Legal Representation

Currently, Mr. Willingham provides legal representation for Premier Bank of the South, the City of Hanceville, Town of West Point, Town of Holly Pond, City of Hanceville Water and Sewer Board, and several other government entities. His legal counsel and representation play a pivotal role in advancing the interests of these entities and contributing to the overall progress of the community.

Dan Willingham, Esq., continues to exemplify unwavering dedication to both his legal profession and community service, making a meaningful and lasting impact on the lives of those he serves. His steadfast commitment and professional integrity position him as a respected figure in both the legal and community spheres.

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
  • Premier Bank of the South

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cullman County Bar Association, Member
  • Alabama State Bar, Member
  • Alabama Association of Municipal Attorneys, Member


  • German


  • Phi Delta Phi

Community Involvement

  • Cullman Kiwanis Club, Member, Past President, Past Lt. Governor
  • Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • SCV, Judge Advocate Cullman

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