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James B McNeill, Jr.

Background: Born Sylacauga, Alabama


Education: B. A., Political Science, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1974


J. D., University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1977


Educational Honors and Societies: Order of the Coif, Member 1977 to Present


Admissions to Practice Law: 

  • Alabama State Bar, 1977

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, 1978


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1980

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1992


  • United States District Court for the


    Middle District of Alabama, 1993

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, 1995



Memberships in Legal Associations: 

  • Alabama State Bar

  • American Bar Association, member Health Law Section

  • Dallas County Bar Association, President 1995-99, Secretary 1979-81

  • Dallas County Law Library, Board Member

  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, member Employment Rights Section

  • National Council of School Board Attorneys

  • Alabama Council of School Board Attorneys


Civic Organizations and Associations: 

  • Selma/Dallas County Chapter of the American Heart Association, Campaign Chairman 1983

  • Selma/Dallas County United Way, Board Member 1987-1992

  • Black Belt Chapter of the American Red Cross, Board Member 1996-1998

  • University of Alabama National Alumni Association, Vice-President and Member of the Executive Committee, 1994-1996

Ralph N. Hobbs




Background: Born New Orleans, Louisiana.


Attended public elementary schools in Tuscaloosa, Birmingham and Selma


  •  Graduated from A. G. Parrish High School, Selma, 1962

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B. A., 1966

  • University of Alabama, J.D., 1969

  • Married to Grace Gould Hobbs; daughter, Aimee Louise Hobbs Gaddy (1972-1998); 

  • son, Hugh N. Hobbs 

  • Life-long active member (service as Vestryman, Junior Warden, Senior Warden

  • Chairman and Trustee-Clara Weaver Parrish Trust) St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Selma, Alabama

  • Episcopal Diocese of Alabama – Former member- Standing Committee



  • President - Hobbs and Hain, P.C.

  • Member-Selma, Dallas County and American Bar Associations

  • Member- Alabama State Bar Association


Community Involvement:

  • Member and Board Chairman – Selma-Dallas County Public Library, Inc.

  • Member-Board of Directors-Selma- Dallas County Public Library Foundation, Inc

  • Member and Vice Chairman Board of Directors-Selma - Dallas County D.H.R.

  • Member-Board of Directors-Vaughan Regional Medical Center, Inc.

  • Member-Board of Directors-Vaughan Community Health Services, LLC

  • Member-Board of Directors-Vaughan Memorial Foundation, Inc.

  • Member-Board of Directors-Vaughan Place Senior Living, Inc.

  • Member-Board of Directors- Wallace Community College Foundation, Inc.

  • Former member and Chairman Board of Directors- Economic Opportunity Board

  • Former member and Alabama State Chairman- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

  • Member and former President - Kiwanis Club of Selma

  •  Former member-Board of Directors and Professional Division Chairman-Selma-Dallas 


    County United Way

  • Former member and Chairman -Dallas County Chapter-American National Red Cross

  •  Former member and President - Dallas County March of Dimes

  • Former member-Board of Directors – Selma-Dallas County Salvation Army


  • Member and Sponsor-National Wild Turkey Federation

  • Member- Alabama Treasure Forest Owners Association

  • Member-Ducks Unlimited

  • Member-Alabama Wildlife Federation

  • Participant-Alabama Deer Management Assistance Program

Sports and Hobbies:

  • Fresh and Salt Water Fly Fishing

  • Wing Shooting

  • Large and Small Game Hunting

  • Travel

  • Reading

Edgar W. Greene, Jr.




Background: Born Selma, Alabama



  • B. A., History, minor in Political Science, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 



  • J. D., University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1965

  • National District Attorneys Association Course – Graduated 1970

  • District Attorney’s Short Course – Northwestern University, 1972


Admissions to Practice Law:

  • Alabama State Bar, 1965

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, 1975

  • United States District at Middle District 2010

  • United States Bankruptcy

    Court Southern District of Alabama


Membership in Legal Associations:

  • Alabama State Bar

  • Dallas County Bar Association

  • Alabama District Attorneys Association


Civic Organizations and Associations:

  • University of Alabama Alumni Association, Vice-President and Member of the Executive Committee, 2003, Local Charter President

  • Selma Lions Club – President 2006

  • Central Alabama Fair – President 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010

  • Selma-Dallas County Historic Preservation Society – Past President Twice and Board member

  • Riverfront Market Day Authority – Chairman 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010

  • “SABRA” House – Board Member (Domestic Violence Shelter)

  • Fraternal Order of Police

  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Jr. Worker and Vestry Member

  • Dallas County Cattleman’s Association



  • 1966-1975 Assistant District Attorneys and Chief Deputy Attorney; 23rd  Circuit Madison County (Huntsville)

  • 1975-1981 Chief Deputy District Attorney 4th Circuit-Dallas County, Wilcox County, Perry County, Bibb County, and Hale County

  • 1981-1982 Attorney at Law Hobbs & Hain, P.C. Selma, Alabama

  • 1982-2005 Chief Deputy District Attorney and 4th circuit-Dallas County, Wilcox County, Perry County, Bibb County, and Hale County

  • 2005-Present Attorney at Law Hobbs & Hain, P.C. Attorney Selma, Alabama


Part-time Employment:

  • Instructor Criminal Law & Procedure and Constitutional Law

    Wallace Community College Decatur, Alabama and Huntsville Police Academy

  • Instructor Wallace Community College Selma, AL Criminal Law & Procedure, Constitutional Law and Business Law

  • Instructor Selma Police Department Criminal Law and Search & Seizure


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