Robert T. Ray






Robert, who grew up in Virginia, followed his parents to north Alabama after graduating from the Vermont Law School.  Robert's father had family and roots in north Georgia and north Alabama and moved back to this area after a long career serving the federal government.   Prior to law school, Robert graduated from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.  Robert also studied engineering at Virginia Tech before transferring to George Mason.


Soon after arriving in Alabama, Robert began his legal career representing the citizens of DeKalb County and surrounding counties. He also spent a year in Atlanta working in medical malpractice litigation before opening his current law practice at 200 Alabama Avenue in Fort Payne, Alabama.


 A gradudate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College (1997) and the Criminal Defense College (2000), Robert enjoys trial work.  He believes in winning justice for his client by caring about his client and by conveying that attitude to the jury.  Jurors will believe in a case and a client if they sense that the lawyer believes in his case and his client. 


​Alabama State Bar
New York State Bar
Washington State Bar
​United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College
National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Criminal Defense College
Association for Justice
​DeKalb County Bar Association



Let us fight for your rights in your divorce or custody case. Let us evaluate your car wreck or other personal injury matter. Let us protect your rights when you are charged with a crime. 


*No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services to be performed by other lawyers.  Nothing herein is intended to state or imply that the lawyers are certified as specialists in any particular field of law.*








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