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Dothan Attorney Billy J. Sheffield, II is an aggressive attorney with a successful track record of product liability, negligence, and criminal matters throughout Alabama. He has the experience and resources to accept tough, complex civil and criminal cases and has won verdicts and settlements, as well as freedom for countless clients. We have tried DUI's, divorces, child custody, child support, civil rights, whistleblower, product liability, car crashes, and criminal cases throughout Alabama in federal and state courts.

Civil Rights

Our firm is recognized for its excellence in matters involving civil rights. Dothan Attorney Billy J. Sheffield, II has achieved strong results for our clients in trial and pre-trial litigation. We have successfully challenged cities and counties and handle cases involving:

  • Wrongful Convictions
  • Police Shootings and Excessive Force
  • Medical Care in Prison
  • Prisoner Guard Abuse
  • False Arrests
  • Unlawful Searches and Seizures
  • Illegal Strip Search
  • Failure to Allow a Criminal Defendant Seek Counsel

Criminal Defense

There are few things more traumatic than being arrested and charged with a crime. Dothan Attorney Billy J. Sheffield, II has provided counsel to people charged with crimes ranging from misdemeanor to first degree felonies. As an outcome-oriented firm, he considers all possible avenues and consequences (including immigration) before entering a plea or proceeding to trial. We handle all state and federal criminal charges including:

  • Pre-indictment investigation
  • DUI
  • Drug Charges
  • Assault
  • Sexual Assault
  • Theft/Robbery/Burglary
  • Weapons
  • White Collar Crimes

Employment Law

Dothan Attorney Billy J. Sheffield, II has also successfully represented individuals in employment discrimination cases. Whether the discrimination was because of race, color, age, sex, ancestry, or religion, you have the right to be free from discrimination in the workplace.

Likewise, you have the right to be free from retaliation in the workplace. Retaliation can take many forms and is considered as any “adverse action.” He handles retaliation cases that stem from:

  • Reporting discrimination
  • Supporting another person’s report of discrimination
  • Participating in discrimination proceedings
  • Requesting time off to care for a family member
  • Becoming involved with unions

Personal Injury

Dothan Attorney Billy J. Sheffield, II also provides skilled legal representation to personal injury victims. The harm caused by negligent conduct of businesses or individuals can be devastating to any person and their family. Having successfully fought insurance companies and major corporate interests, we help those filing suits involving:

  • Product Liability
  • Car Crashes
  • Truck Crashes
  • Construction Site Accidents
  • Medical and Nursing Home Malpractice
  • Dram Shop
  • Electrical Injuries
  • Inadequate Security

Whistleblower Claims

Refusing to commit a criminal act or bringing criminal acts to light is an illegal justification to be fired from work or demoted. Dothan Attorney Billy J. Sheffield, II is committed to upholding and provides experienced representation for those filing whistleblower claims. Whether involving Medicaid/Medicare fraud or tax fraud, we represent individuals who have been fired by:

  • Private employers
  • Public employers

First Amendment Claims

The First Amendment grants you, among other things, the freedom of association. This includes the right to associate with a political party. You cannot be fired from your job because of who you voted for or supported in an election. 

Regardless of your politics, if you have been a victim of employment retaliation because of your political association, contact Dothan Attorney Billy J. Sheffield, II today.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Wrongful Death
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Business Law

Billy J. Sheffield II, Attorney at Law, P.C. is located in Dothan and handles a wide range of legal cases in the areas of Enterprise, Ozark, Ashford, Avon, Columbia, Cottonwood, Cowarts, Gordon, Kinsey, Madrid, Rehobeth, Taylor, Webb, Geneva, Hartford, Elba, Abbeville, Fort Rucker, Headland and also throughout Houston County, Henry County, Geneva County, Coffee County, Dale County, Pike County and other Alabama areas.