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Walter E. McGowan, Esq.


  • Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee, Summa Cum Laude, B. A.
  • Certificate, Public Administration
  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, P.A., J. D. (1981)

Courts Admitted

  • Supreme Court of Alabama
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U. S. Courts of Appeals for Eleventh Circuit
  • U. S. District Court for the Middle and Northern Districts of Alabama

Professional Affiliation

  • Advisory Board for Amerifirst Bank, Member
  • Alabama Judicial Oversight Commission, Member
  • Alabama Lawyers Association, Member
  • Alabama State Bar Association, Fellow
  • Alabama Legal Services Corporation (1992-Present)
  • American Board of Trial Advocacy, Member
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow (2006-Present)
  • Board of American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Board of Resurrection Catholic Mission, Member
  • Board of Tuskegee-Macon County YMCA, Member (1996-Present)
  • Eagle Scout
  • Federal Bar Association, Vice President
  • Macon County Bar Association, (1995-Present)
  • Montgomery Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • National Bar Association, Member
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (1993-Present)


Attorney McGowan is currently a law partner of the law firm, Gray, Langford, Sapp, McGowan, Gray, Gray & Nathanson. His primary focus is civil litigation. Attorney McGowan has extensive experience in both plaintiff and defense cases. Walter holds Summa Cum Laude from Fisk University where he completed his undergraduate work. As a partner with one of the leading law firms in the country, Walter has spent his career in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. Walter negotiated contracts for Artist/Entertainer Stephanie Mills and other artists. He is Past President of the Montgomery Alabama Trial Lawyer's Association. Mr. McGowan has served on the Board for the Tuskegee-Macon County YMCA since 1996. He currently serves on the Board of Amerifirst Bank. Mr. McGowan is also an Eagle Scout.

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