Winston Sheehan has tried numerous jury trials to conclusion and currently defends trucking accidents, governmental liability lawsuits, and construction claims throughout the state of Alabama.
Winston received a B.A., cum laude, in 1969 from the University of the South at Sewanee, Tennessee, and earned his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1972.
Upon graduation, he was recognized as a Distinguished Military Graduate and joined the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General Corps, where he served as Trial Counsel and Chief of Military Justice for the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, United States Army Quartermaster Center in Fort Lee, Virginia until 1976. Winston returned to Montgomery and served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Alabama in 1977.
Winston has previously taught at Jones Law School in Montgomery and has lectured at various continuing legal education seminars. He is a member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association, Federal Bar Association, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, and Defense Research Institute.
He serves on many community boards and charitable organizations, including the Board of Directors of the Industrial Development Board of the City of Montgomery, and was the Chairman of the North Central District of the Tuckabatchee Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Winston has been awarded the Silver Beaver from the Boy Scouts of America, and he is a 32nd Degree Mason. He has also served as Junior and Senior Warden for the vestry at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension.
Winston practices in state and federal courts, as well as the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.