Shaun McGhee is an accomplished professional with a diverse background in both nursing and law. He began his career as an emergency room registered nurse after obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Troy University in 1995. His medical expertise is complemented by a strong legal foundation, having earned a Juris Doctorate Degree from Jones School of Law at Faulkner University in 1999.
Admitted to the Alabama State Bar in May 2000, McGhee has established himself as a respected defense attorney in Alabama. His legal prowess is evident in his trial record: out of 132 criminal cases tried before a jury, he has achieved 82 acquittals, 6 judgments of acquittal, 14 convictions on lesser included offenses, and only 22 convictions. This remarkable track record speaks to his skill and dedication in the courtroom.
McGhee's unique combination of medical knowledge and legal acumen makes him a formidable presence in cases where these fields intersect. He maintains an updated registered nursing license with certifications in advanced cardiac life support and pediatric advanced life support. His medical expertise often plays a critical role in criminal defense and personal injury cases, particularly when medical records are pivotal.
Beyond his professional achievements, Shaun McGhee is committed to providing compassionate and comprehensive legal services. Whether dealing with criminal charges, personal injury, family matters, or estate planning, McGhee and his team at The McGhee Firm are dedicated to supporting their clients through challenging times with experienced and empathetic legal counsel.
Professional Associations, Memberships, & Awards:
Top 10 Alabama Criminal Attorneys 2020
Top 100 National Trial Lawyers 2013-present
Member: Alabama State Bar - 2000- present
Member: National Trial Lawyers Association
Member: ACDLA (Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)
Member: NACDL (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers)