Clifton E. Slaten

Top rated civil litigation attorney in Montgomery, Alabama

Slaten Law, P.C.
Clifton E. Slaten
Slaten Law, P.C.

Practice Areas: Civil litigation, General litigation, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Alabama since: 1990

Education: The University of Alabama School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2014

Slaten Law, P.C.

7027 Halcyon Park Dr
Suite 100
Montgomery, AL 36117 Visit website


Attorney Clifton E. Slaten is a founding partner of Slaten Law, P.C., which has law offices in Montgomery, Alabama, Orlando, Florida, and Charleston, South Carolina. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 33 years of total legal experience, Mr. Slaten provides exceptional representation and support to a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Montgomery metro region and all across the state and beyond who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Pest control, termite and bed bug litigation

· Toxic tort litigation

· Product liability

· Premises liability

· Construction defects

· Transportation litigation

· Corporate and small-business acquisitions

Although a highly effective trial attorney, Mr. Slaten is also well-versed in alternative dispute resolution, and he has assisted numerous clients with resolving their conflicts and reaching favorable settlements without the need for expensive and time-consuming litigation. However, he is also a tenacious and aggressive advocate for his clients in court, and he has secured many substantial verdicts for his plaintiff clients while also saving his defendant clients considerable expense by helping them challenge tortious and liability claims.

Whether inside or outside the courtroom and whether representing plaintiff or defendant clients, Mr. Slaten maintains an unwavering focus on protecting the rights and interests of those he serves and improving the likelihood they will achieve the positive results they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

A 1978 honors graduate of the University of Montevallo with a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting, Mr. Slaten obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1987. While there, he was a member of the Jessup International Law Moot Court, and his team won the SE Regional Championship in 1987. Mr. Slaten also has a Master of Laws in dispute resolution with a concentration in mediation from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2010.

Mr. Slaten holds his license to practice in Texas, Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia, and he is admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in Alabama, the Northern District of Texas and the Eastern District of Tennessee as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th and 11th Circuits. He is a member of the Alabama State Bar Association, the Tennessee State Bar, the State Bar of Texas and the American Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice areas

Civil litigation: defense, General litigation, Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - products: defense, Construction litigation: business, Transportation/maritime

Focus areas

Premises liability - plaintiff, Construction defects, Transportation law

  • 20% Civil litigation: defense
  • 20% General litigation
  • 20% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Personal injury - products: defense
  • 10% Construction litigation: business
  • 10% Transportation/maritime

First Admitted: 1987, Texas

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Educational Background:
  • University of Montevallo, B.B.A., Major: Accounting with Honors - 1978
  • Pepperdine University School of Law: LLM in Dispute Resolution with a concentration in Mediation, 2010
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 2004
  • Tennessee State Bar, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Alabama State Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1998
  • Tennessee, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1990
  • Georgia, 2008
  • Alabama, 1990
  • Texas, 1987
Industry Groups:
  • Agency E & O
  • Financial Services
  • Pest Control
  • Product Liability

Office location for Clifton E. Slaten

7027 Halcyon Park Dr
Suite 100
Montgomery, AL 36117

Phone: 334-396-8882


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2014

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