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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

Oehmig v. Johnson, 638 So.2d 846 (Ala. 1994); Vines v. McKenzie Methane Corporation, 619 So.2d 1305 (Ala. 1993). Worked at Espy, Nettles, Scogin and Brantley, P.C. (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) specializing in General Civil Practice. Trials in all State and Federal Courts. Real Property, Probate, Estate Planning, Taxation, Oil and Gas, Mining, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law, Business, Corporate.

Admitted to the bar, 1972, Alabama. 1973, United States. District Court, Northern District of Alabama. 1985, United States. Court of Appeals, Eleven h Circuit.

1987, United States. Supreme Court. 1990, United States. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit. 1991, United States. Court of Federal Claims.

1993, United States. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit. Registered to practice before United States. Patent and Trademark Office.

Phi Eta Sigma; Pi Mu Epsilon. Chi Epsilon; Tau Beta Pi. Phi Alpha Delta. William Hepburn Scholar.

Licensed Professional Land Surveyor, 1961 and Licensed Professional Engineer, 1967, Alabama. Instructor, Legal Aspects of Engineering, University of Alabama, 1975-1981. Deputy Attorney General, Alabama, 1987—.

Member: Alabama Judicial Compensation Commission, 1988-1991. Construction Panel, American Arbitration Association. Panel of Neutrals, Northern District of Alabama, 1994—.

Chairman, Tuscaloosa City Planning and Zoning Commission, 1992—. Member: Tuscaloosa County Bar Association. Alabama State Bar; Alabama Law Institute (Member, Council, 1987-1991).

Military: Lieutenant, United States. Navy Civil Engineer Corps, 1962-1965. Espy, Nettles, Scogin, and Brantley, P.C. is successor to a law firm founded in 1972.

It has a general civil practice, with concentrations in Oil and Gas, Real Property, Construction, Probate, Corporate, Commercial, Bankruptcy, Taxation and Domestic Relations. The firm has an active trial and appellate practice in State and Federal Courts. Representative clients include a number of oil and gas and construction companies.

Membership

Member: Alabama Judicial Compensation Commission, 1988-1991. Construction Panel, American Arbitration Association. Panel of Neutrals, Northern District of Alabama, 1994—.

Chairman, Tuscaloosa City Planning and Zoning Commission, 1992—. Member: Tuscaloosa County Bar Association. Alabama State Bar; Alabama Law Institute (Member, Council, 1987-1991).

Military: Lieutenant, United States. Navy Civil Engineer Corps, 1962-1965.

Connections

Married Carol J. Carpenter, May 29, 1960. Children: Jami Espy Nettles, Isaac P. Junior, Amanda Espy Brown.