Free Consultation: (334) 222-8220Tap to Call This Lawyer
Meredith Shay Peters

Meredith Shay Peters

Meredith S. Peters, Attorney at Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Alabama
Badges
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Summary

Ms. Peters is a fourth generation resident of Covington County and a 1993 graduate of Andalusia High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Alabama in 1997. Thereafter she received her Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law. She is a member of the Alabama State Bar Association and has been licensed to practice law in the State of Alabama since 2001. Meredith served as a public defender on the steering committee to establish a drug court in Covington County and is currently a public defender with the Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit Drug Court where she works to help participants with addiction and recovery. She also is currently serving a second terms as a state at-large commissioner with the Alabama State Bar Association’s Board of Bar Commissioners, which oversees the regulation of the Alabama State Bar. She is the only state at-large commissioner to serve in this post from Covington County and is the only female to serve as a bar commissioner from Covington County. She also is a member of the Alabama State Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. She is a past President, Vice-President and Treasurer of the Covington County Bar Association, as well as a past member of Covington County’s Local Advisory Board for Indigent Defense Services. Meredith clerked for the Attorney General for the State of Alabama where she focused on oil, gas and land rights issues. She also interned with the Honorable Terry Everett, U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. Meredith is a board member on the Megan Kelley Smile Foundation and is a member of the Andalusia Kiwanis Club.

Practice Area
  • Criminal Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Private Practice
- Current
Education
University of Alabama School of Law
J.D. (2001) | Law
-
Activities: Student Bar Association American Bar Association, Law Student Division Student Farrah Law Society Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity Dorbin Association The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Placeholder image for education.
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
B.A. (1997) | History
-
Honors: Internship, Honorable Terry Everett, Washington, D.C. Golden Key National Honor Society
Activities: Alpha Gamma Delta Social Sorority UA Million Dollar Band Crimsonette Veteran’s Affairs Volunteer
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa Logo
Professional Associations
Megan Kelley Smiles Foundation
Board Member
- Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Andalusia Kiwanis Club
Member
- Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Alabama State Bar Association
Commissioner, Board of Bar Commissioners, At-Large, Place 3
- Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Alabama State Bar Association
Alabama State Bar Foundation Board of Trustees
- Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
22nd Judicial Circuit Drug Court
Public Defender
- Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Alabama State Bar Association
Member
- Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Covington County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Covington County Bar Association
President
-
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Covington County Local Advisory Board, Indigent Defense Services
Member
-
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Covington County Bar Association
Vice-President
-
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Covington County Bar Association
Treasurer
-
Placeholder image for professional associations.
22nd Judicial Circuit Drug Court, Steering Committee
Public Defender
-
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Websites & Blogs
Website
Meredith S. Peters, Attorney at Law
Contact & Map
Office
119 East 3 Notch Street
Post Office Box 1953
Andalusia, AL 36420
USA
Telephone: (334) 222-8220
Fax: (334) 222-8233