William L. Lee, IV

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Will Lee is the grandson of one of Lee & McInish's founding members, Alto V. Lee, III, and the son of senior partner William L. Lee, III.

Mr. Lee attended the University of Alabama where he earned both his undergraduate degree, and in 1995, his J.D. degree. Immediately following graduation, Mr. Lee joined Lee & McInish and continues the family's tradition of service to the legal profession and the community.

As with each member of the firm, Mr. Lee actively engages in litigation. His areas of practice include civil defense litigation, personal injury, general insurance defense, workers' compensation law, product liability, premises liability and insurance litigation. He is particularly involved in the litigation of vehicular injury claims, representing multiple prominent automobile insurers.

In addition to his membership in the Alabama State Bar Association and the Houston County Bar Association, Mr. Lee is actively involved in the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors.

Will is married to the former Cora LaDelle Copelan. Cora is from Columbus, Georgia. Will and Cora have three children, William, Cora LaDelle, and Sara Wellons.



Areas of Practice

Civil Litigation

Personal Injury

Premises Liability

Product Liability

Workers' Compensation

Insurance Litigation

Bar Admissions

Alabama, 1995

U. S. District Court, Middle District of

Alabama 1995


University of Alabama School of Law

J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence 1995

University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

B.S., Bachelor of Science 1992

Honors and Awards

American Inns of Court, Barrister

Farrah Law Society, Board of Trustees

Journal of the Alabama Defense

Lawyers Association, Editorial Board

The University of Alabama National Alumni Assocation, Vice President

Professional Associations and Memberships

Alabama State Bar

Houston County Bar Association (Past President of Young Lawyers Section)

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (Director and Past President of Young Lawyers Section)

Defense Research Institute