The primary focus of Mr. Schoel’s practice involves advising and representing clients in a broad array of matters, with a heavy focus on litigation and business transactions.

His practice areas include the following:

  • Negotiation and resolution of contractual disputes
  • Management of commercial and general civil litigation cases from inception through completion
  • Litigation of commercial debt collection matters, with multiple six-figure judgments and settlements in favor of his clients
  • Lien enforcement
  • Preparation and negotiation of customized contracts with vendors, partners, and customers
  • Formation of business organizations
  • Preparation of employment agreements
  • Mergers and acquisitions and related due diligence
  • Negotiation and litigation of commercial landlord/tenant disputes
  • Representation of creditors in bankruptcy-related matters
  • Estate planning

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS, ASSOCIATIONS AND ADMISSIONS

Alabama Bar Association

Birmingham Bar Association (Bankruptcy and Commercial Law, Solo/Small Firm Sections)

Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity

Admitted to practice in Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

 AV Preeminent peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell

 

COMMUNITY/VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Birmingham Leadership Class of 2014

Planning Committee, BourbonHam benefitting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2016 – present

 

EDUCATION

Juris Doctorate, University of Alabama School of Law, 1995

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Auburn University, 1991

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