Deeply rooted in the Opelika community with equally deep legal experience.

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Davis B. Whittelsey

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Our law firm, Whittelsey & Corley, LLC, has roots in the Opelika community that date back over 100 years. Our attorneys are experienced in a range of legal matters in Alabama, including personal injury, criminal law, family law, estate planning and business planning.

We have fostered a sense of community at our law firm since our founding in 1918. Over the years the Whittelsey name has become trusted throughout Opelika for its experience and knowledge about the law. Whether you’re injured in a car accident, going through a divorce or are charged with a crime, our attorneys have the experience to represent your best interests.

Our attorneys are also experienced litigators. Our law firm is known around Lee County as one with lawyers who aren’t afraid to go to trial. We plan on bringing every case to a jury because it allows us to prepare for every outcome. It also helps us in settlement negotiations. No matter the avenue—through settlement or trial—our team has the experience and dedication to work for the best possible result.

We don’t focus on one area of the law because we want to help the community with any legal need. Whittelsey & Corley, LLC is known in the community, and we are proud to work with local residents to represent them in a wide range of cases.

Areas Of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Bad Faith
  • Insurance Defense
  • Condemnation

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1996


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • Juris Doctor - 1990
  • Birmingham Southern College
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1987