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Wallace Mills

Wallace
Mills

Phone: 334-834-1180
Fax: 334-834-3172
mills@copelandfranco.com

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EDUCATION/HONORS

  • B.A., History, cum laude, Auburn University (1993)
  • J.D., Thomas Goode Jones School of Law (1996)
  • Martindale Hubbell – AV Preeminent

PRACTICE AREAS

Association & Community Involvement

  • Montgomery County Bar Association (Board Member, Grievance Committee)
  • Montgomery Kiwanis Club
  • YMCA Youth Soccer Coach
  • Christmas in April/Rebuilding Together
  • Autauga County Teen Court
  • People’s Law School, Autauga County

LECTURES/TEACHING

  • Civil Rights (Montgomery Police Department) A.P.O.S.T. Certified Instructor
  • Municipal Regulation of Subdivisions, Plats, and Streets
  • Creation of Easements and Public Issues
  • FLSA Wage and Hour Crackdown
  • Mental Evaluations in Criminal Procedure
  • Best Termination Practices
  • Cloud-based Law Office Management

NOTABLE REPORTED CASES

  • Cremeens v. City of Montgomery, 602 F.3d 1224 (11th Cir. 2010);
  • Russaw v. Barbour County Board of Education, 891 F.Supp.2d 1281 (M.D.Ala. 2012);
  • Watkins v. City of Montgomery, 775 F.3d 1280 (11th Cir.2014);
  • Greater Washington Park Neighborhood Assoc. v. Board of Adjustment, 24 So.3d 443 (Ala.Civ.App. 2009);
  • Vickers v. Hyundai Motor Mfg. Alabaama, LLC, 648 Fed.Appx. 751 (11thCir.2015)
  • Cocking v. City of Montgomery, 48 So.3d 647 (Ala.Civ.App. 2010);
  • Cremeens v. City of Montgomery, 427 Fed.Appx. 855 (11th Cir.2011);
  • Alabama Recycling Assoc., Inc. v. City of Montgomery, 24 So.3d 1085 (Ala. 2009);
  • Harris v. City of Montgomery, 322 F.Supp.2d 1319 (M.D.Ala. 2004)
  • Alabama Recycling Assoc. v. City of Montgomery, 24 So.3d 1085 (Ala.2009)

Attorney Profile

Wallace is a native of Bullock County, Alabama, and was raised in Montgomery. Wallace graduated from Saint James High School, and received his Bachelor of Arts in History, cum laude, from Auburn University in 1993. He received his Juris Doctor from Jones School of Law where he was a moot court finalist and served on the moot court board. Wallace has enjoyed a litigation-intensive practice spending a great deal of time in the courtroom. Wallace has tried cases involving a range of issues from complex multi-party wage and hour payment to constitutional rights and capital murder. Wallace was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1997. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, The Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Northern, Middle, and Southern U.S. District Courts. Wallace is a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated “Preeminent” attorney and works in both the civil and criminal courts. He has been married to his wife, Kelly, for 24 years, and they have two children.