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Law Office: Benton & Centeno, L.L.P.

Located in the historic Gilbreath Building in downtown Birmingham, the regulation corporation of Benton & Centeno, L.L.P. handles business litigation subjects in all courts, with emphasis on financial disaster and production cases.

"It's organization as opposed to employer litigation," explains companion Lee Benton, a graduate of Auburn University and Cumberland School of Law. "It's about the sanctity of the contract, how robust the settlement is, and who stands behind it. The challenge is that there may be no real plaintiff or defendant because, unavoidably, there is a counter claim involved where both agencies feel like they're right. It revolves round economics in place of feelings."

Since 1982 Benton has practiced with fellow Cumberland gradu...

Located inside the historic Gilbreath Building in downtown Birmingham, the law corporation of Benton & Centeno, L.L.P. handles business litigation topics in all courts, with emphasis on bankruptcy and creation cases.

"It's enterprise as opposed to organisation litigation," explains associate Lee Benton, a graduate of Auburn University and Cumberland School of Law. "It's approximately the sanctity of the agreement, how strong the contract is, and who stands in the back of it. The challenge is that there is no actual plaintiff or defendant because, necessarily, there may be a counter declare worried wherein each companies experience like they may be proper. It revolves round economics in place of emotions."

Since 1982 Benton has practiced with fellow Cumberland graduate Doug Centeno, who also holds a Bachelor of Arts diploma from Florida State University. However, it become no longer till 1998 that the two determined to department out on their personal. "We had worked in larger companies, but when we determined to form this exercise it changed into as though we had been rejuvenated. It started out being a laugh again. That's crucial whilst you work 12- to fifteen-hour days," adds Benton.

Benton & Centeno, L.L.P. additionally view the practice of regulation as a career, not a trade. They are participants of the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the Alabama State Bar and the Birmingham Bar Association. Centeno has served as Chairman and Co-Chairman at the Grievance Committee of the Birmingham Bar Association and served as Co-Chair of the Alabama Committee on Rules of Professional Conduct. Benton has served as President of the Birmingham Bar Association, chairman of the Bankruptcy/Commercial Law Section of the Alabama State Bar and served years as treasurer of the Birmingham Bar Foundation.

Both also are energetic in location church buildings and had been concerned with diverse network groups, which include Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Alabama, Alabama Goodwill Industries, Birmingham Downtown YMCA and Habitat for Humanity.

Brent Morris is a 1997 graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law. After working towards law for four years in the regions of creditor's rights and coverage protection litigation, he joined the company as an accomplice in 2001 and have become companion in January 2005. His experience consists of representing creditors in litigation and financial ruin matters, representing Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees and representing individuals and agencies in civil trials and appeals in nation and federal courts.

Amy Hazelton is a 2003 graduate of Cumberland School of Law. After working towards regulation for two years in Mobile, Alabama in the vicinity of insurance protection litigation, she moved again to Birmingham and joined the company as an accomplice in 2005. She became a associate in 2010. In addition to practicing regulation, she is likewise worried in various network companies together with the Junior League of Birmingham.


Practise Areas

  • Business Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Corporate Reorganization
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Contracts
  • Creditors Rights
  • Employment Litigation
Year Established
1998
Firm Size
five
Payment Type
    Fixed hourly prices
    Fixed charges available

Office Information

Fax: 205-278-8008 - Facsimile

Website: http://www.bcattys.com

Law Company Address:

Benton & Centeno, L.L.P. 2019 Third Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
U.S.A.

Open Days and Hours:

  • Monday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Open Days and Hours:

  • Monday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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Law Company Address: Benton & Centeno, L.L.P. 2019 Third Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35203 U.S.A.


Opening Hours


  • Monday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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