425 South Perry Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Jayne Harrell Williams

SHAREHOLDER

Telephone 334-834-7600
Fax 334-263-5969
Email jhwilliams@hillhillcarter.com

Mrs. Williams, a Montgomery native, is a graduate of Florida A & M University in Tallahassee, Florida and Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. The bulk of Mrs. Williams’ practice is devoted to representing school boards and private employers across the state.

She primarily handles cases involving employee discipline and employment discrimination defense. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Montgomery County Bar Association and as Chairperson of the Montgomery County Bar Association’s Grievance Committee. She has also served as President of the Alabama Council of School Board Attorneys. She is currently General Counsel and Director of Legal Advocacy for the Alabama Association of School Boards. She is married to Anthony Williams and they have two sons.

Practice Areas

Education
Labor & Employment

Bar Admissions

ALABAMA

2001

US CIRCUIT COURTS

Eleventh Circuit

US DISTRICT COURTS

Northern District of Alabama
Middle District of Alabama
Southern District of Alabama

Education

2000

Georgetown University Law Center
Washington, D.C., J.D.

1995

Florida A & M University
Tallahassee, Florida, B.A.

Honors & Awards

Leading 40 Under 40 – Montgomery Advertiser

2014 Rising Star in the area of Schools and Education, Alabama Super Lawyers

Associations

ALABAMA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION

Member

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

Member, Past Board of Directors Member
Grievance Committee Vice-Chairman (2006-2007) and Chairman (2007-Present)

ALABAMA DEFENSE LAWYERS ASSOCIATION

Member

ALABAMA LAWYERS ASSOCIATION

Member

ALABAMA COUNCIL OF SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEYS

Member, Past Vice President (2009-2010), Past President (2010-2011)

NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARD ASSOCIATION COUNCIL OF SCHOOL ATTORNEYS

Member

CAPITAL CITY BAR ASSOCIATION

Member

EMERGE MONTGOMERY TORCHBEARERS LEADERSHIP CLASS II

Participant (2010)

Classes Taught

Education Law Update, Elmore County Board of Education

Employment Law Update, Alabama Association of School Business Officials

Education Law Issues, Autauga County Board of Education

Students First Act & Open Meetings Act, Alabama School Communicators Association

Education Law Update, Alabama Association of School Boards

Sexting in Schools

Ask the Education Law Experts, Alabama Association of School Boards

Working With Your School Board Attorney, Alabama Association of School Boards

Legal Issues Facing School Secretaries, Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools

Managing Reductions in Force During Tough Economic Times, Alabama Association of School Boards

Sexual Harassment, Macon County Schools

Personnel Law Review: End of Year Issues, Alabama Association of School Board

Education Law Issues, Elmore County Board of Education

Technology in Schools, Council of Leaders in Alabama Schools

Cell Phones in Schools, Council of Leaders in Alabama Schools

Sexual Harassment & Title IX, Montgomery County Board of Education

New Teacher Tenure & Fair Dismissal Act, Dallas County Board of Education

Disciplining Students in the Digital Age, Alabama Association of School Boards

Students First Act of 2011, Macon County Board of Education

Students First Act of 2011, Alabama Council of School Board Attorneys

Students First Act of 2011, Alabama Association of School Boards

School Law Updates, Alabama Council of School Board Attorneys

Navigating Personnel & Other Legal Issues, Alabama Association of School Boards

Progressive Discipline, Alabama Association of School Boards

Employment Law Update, Elmore County Board of Education

Students First Act of 2011, Macon County Public School’s Professional Development Day

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