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Richard E. Broughton

Member  |  Montgomery

P: (334) 387-2888

F: (334) 387-3222



Richard Broughton is a partner in the Montgomery office and has been practicing with the firm for over 35 years. 

Richard maintains an active practice defending medical malpractice, product liability, general liability, casualty, trucking, aviation and industrial accident cases. He also regularly defends veterinarians and other professionals in both Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (ASBVME) matters and civil lawsuits. Richard has been a member of the Alabama State Bar since 1981 and is admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit along with the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama. He is also a member of the Montgomery County Bar Association, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, and Defense Research Institute.

After receiving his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alabama, Richard worked for Union Camp Corporation as a Chemical Engineer in the Power Plant Operations, Waste Treatment, Environmental Control, and Energy Conservation areas from 1973 through 1978. From 1981 to 1984, he worked as a Law Clerk and Staff Attorney for the Honorable John C. Tyson, III, on the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, after receiving his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law.


Richard is a lifelong resident of Montgomery County. He and his wife, Caroline, are the parents of two adult children. An avid golfer, his other hobbies include visiting with his grandchildren, fitness, hunting, fishing, and University of Alabama sports.

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