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Isaac Pugh Espy

Isaac Pugh Espy, American lawyer. Bar: Alabama 1972, United States District Court (northern district) Alabama 1973, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1987, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1987, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1990, United States Court Claims 1991, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1993.

Background

  • Espy, Isaac Pugh was born on March 23, 1939 in Clarksville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Goodman Basil and Dacy (Pugh) Espy.

  • Education

    • Business and Community Engagement, University Alabama, 1961. Juris Doctor, University Alabama, 1972.

    Career

    • Partner Great Britain Espy Junior & Sons, Jackson, Alabama, 1965-1969. Chief engineer, president Gilbreath Foster & Brooks, Inc., Tuscaloosa, 1969-1974. Partner Crowder & Espy, 1974-1976.

      Private practice, 1976-1977. Partner Gray Espy and Nettles, 1977-1989. Member Espy, Nettles and Scogin, Professional Corporation, since 1989.

      Special assistant attorney general State of Alabama, since 1987. Member panel of neutrals Northern District Alabama.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Alabama 1972, United States District Court (northern district) Alabama 1973, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1987, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1987, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1990, United States Court Claims 1991, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1993.

    Works

    • Patentee in field.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Christian Church

    Membership

    Member Tuscaloosa Planning and Zoning Commission, 1992, chairman, since 1993. Member Alabama Bar Association, Tuscaloosa County Bar Association, Alabama Law Institute, American Arbitration Association (construction panel), Masons, Shriners.

    Connections

    • Married Carol J. Carpenter, May 29, 1960. Children: Jami Espy Nettles, Isaac P. Junior, Amanda Espy Brown.
    • father: Goodman Basil Espy
    • mother: Dacy (Pugh) Espy
    • spouse: Carol J. Carpenter
    • children: Jami Espy Nettles Espy
    • Isaac P. Junior Espy
    • Amanda Espy Brown Espy
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