Steven F. Long has represented several
clients throughout Alabama since 1995 and has extensive experience
handling a wide range of litigation matters and fastidiously applies
his experience to help individuals, families, and small businesses
faced with a legal crisis. Over the course of his career, Mr. Long has
successfully litigated to a conclusion hundreds of cases, and has
successfully argued cases before the Alabama Supreme Court and Court of
Appeals. Mr. Long has represented clients in over 100
different venues across Alabama’s Federal, State Circuit, District and
Municipal court venues. As a former Assistant District Attorney, Mr.
Long is knowledgeable of the various criminal justice mechanisms and
procedures necessary to protect and preserve your legal rights.
With a personal commitment to his clients,
Mr. Long offers the prospective client competent representation in a
supportive, non-judgmental, hands-on environment. As a criminal defense
attorney, his philosophy is grounded in the strong belief that his
clients should be fully informed about every aspect of their case as it
progresses with no unpleasant surprises. All clients charged are
innocent until the State of Alabama has proven otherwise beyond a
First and foremost, Mr. Long considers
himself an aggressive trial attorney. Although the vast majority of
cases are resolved without a trial, there are times a case must be
tried. While every situation is different, Mr. Long strives to minimize
the effects and ramifications of a criminal case to allow his clients
to put the case behind them and move on with their professional and
personal lives. We fight aggressively for our clients’ dignity, rights,
freedom, and futures. With each case there are a myriad of options
available to achieve the stated goals for the client.
If you or someone you love has been arrested, is being investigated,
or, has been charged with a crime, call Mr. Long today for a FREE
CONFIDENTIAL CONSULTATION on how to best put the experience behind you.
Mr. Long has attained a “BV” Very High Peer-Review Rating for legal
ability and professional standards of conduct and ethics by
Martindale-Hubbell, the legal community’s most widely consulted and
most respected directory of lawyers in the U.S. and worldwide.
EDUCATION: Birmingham School of Law, J.D. (summa cum laude
Valedictorian,1995 1st in class standing). Outstanding
student award every year and school top honors; Sigma Delta Kappa honor
society; Lanny S. Vines Outstanding Freshman Award, 1992; Sigma Delta
Kappa Key Award, 1995; Governor’s Award, 1995.
University of Alabama @ Birmingham. B.S., Business
Administration (magna cum laude), 1991. Outstanding student award
School of Business, Department of Management.
Jefferson State Community College. A.S. Business Administration with
Honors, 1989. Academic Scholarship awarded.
MILITARY: U.S. Navy – 1977 – 1981 serving aboard the U.S.S.
Holland AS-32 - Holy Loch, Scotland, 1977-1979; U.S. Navy
Seabees NMCB-1 Gulfport, MS, 1979-1981 deployments and detachments to
Puerto Rico, Diego Garcia, Antigua, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Rank: E-5.
MEMBERSHIPS: Alabama State Bar, 1995; Supreme Court of Alabama, 1995;
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama, 1995; U.S. District
Court, Middle District of Alabama, 1995; U.S. Court of Appeals,
Eleventh Circuit, 1995 (Atlanta); Rhode Island State Bar, 2010; Supreme
Court of Rhode Island, 2010; U.S. District Court of Rhode Island, 2010;
U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 2010 (Boston); Massachusetts
State Bar, 2011; Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 2011; Rhode
Island Association for Justice, 2010; Association of Trial Lawyers of
America, 1995-2003; Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, 1995-2003;
American Bar Association, 1995; Birmingham Bar Association, 1995;
Shelby County Bar Association, 2004; Chilton County Bar Association,
2006. Kiwanis Club of America, 2007. Phi Theta Kappa, 1987; Sigma Delta
Kappa, 1994; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2009;
Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2009.
CHARITIES SUPPORTED: Jimmie Hale Mission; Oak Mountain
Missions; Providence Rescue Mission; King’s Ranch/Hannah Home; Univ. of
California, San Diego Medical Center; Vitas Hospice; Leukemia/Lymphoma
Society; UCSD Lifesharing Organ Donation Society.
PROFESSOR: Business Law at Jefferson State Community College
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Assistant District Attorney: 19th Judicial Circuit
(Chilton, Autauga & Elmore Counties) 2006-2007