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Harwell E. Coale, Jr.



Admitted to bar

  • Alabama, 1964


  • New York University, LL.M. in Taxation, 1972

  • Omicron Delta Kappa, president, 1962-1963

  • University of Alabama, LL.B., 1964

  • University of Alabama, B.S., 1962


Author: “Tax Consequences in Probate Practice,” Alabama Lawyer; “Ghost of the Premiums Payment Test Lives On,” American Bar Journal.


Lecturer: Alabama Bar Institute for Continuing Education;

Alabama Institute of Public Accountants;

Houston Federal Income Tax Institute;

University of Tulsa Continuing Legal Education Seminar.

Faculty Member:Southern Trust School, 2006.

Membership: University of Alabama Law School Alumni Association-President, 1985.

Director, University of Alabama Law School Foundation;

Member, Alabama Law Institute Advisory Committee on Drafting Uniform Probate Code of Alabama and Professional Corporation Act;

Member, Farrah Board of Selected Trustees of the Law School Foundation of the University of Alabama.

Vice President and General Counsel, Energy Service Company “ENSCO,” 1990-1992.

President, America’s Junior Miss Foundation, 2002-2008.

Council Executive Board Member, Boy Scouts of America for Southwest Alabama, 1998-2006.

Recipient, Silver Beaver Award, 2003.

Member, Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast, 2004-2006.

Trustee, Christ Church Cathedral Foundation, 2006-2008.

Member: Mobile County and American Bar Associations;

Alabama State Bar (Member, Sections on Taxation and Real Property, Probate and Trust-Chairman, 1976);

Mobile Estate Planning Council; Christian Legal Society (Mobile Chapter;

Board Member, 2004-2008).

Fellow: American College Trust and Estate Counsel (Alabama Chair, 1998-2003).

[Captain, U.S. Army, 1964-1967].

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