David Matheny has been practicing law in Baldwin County for 20 years and has successfully prosecuted numerous jury trials including capital murder and child abuse cases. His trial experience also includes contested probate cases and complicated divorces. He has extensive experience in helping ordinary people deal with extraordinary difficulties.
David, an Air Force veteran, was admitted to the Alabama State Bar on October 1, 1994, after receiving his degree of Doctor of Jurisprudence from Mississippi College School of Law. While in law school he was a member of the Moot Court Board and served as a teaching assistant. He also clerked for the Mississippi Judicial Performance Commission and served an externship with the Hinds County District Attorney's Office.
David was the Outstanding Business Law Graduate from Mississippi State University, and received his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, Cum Laude, in 1991. He was selected for the Beta Gamma Sigma Scholastic Honor Society and the Phi Eta Sigma Scholastic Honor Society.
David served as the first County Conservator for Baldwin County, Alabama and was appointed by the Probate Court to manage the assets of those elderly or disabled persons who were not able to manage their own affairs. He serves as Court Representative or Guardian Ad Litem in numerous Probate Court proceedings. David served as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Alabama and represented the State in child protection matters. His experience includes more than 500 child protection hearings in Juvenile Court. He has served Baldwin County as the special prosecutor for child protection cases and has led the multi-disciplinary task force for child abuse in Baldwin County. David also served on the child death review team. Currently David is engaged in private practice where he serves his community by protecting the well-being of those in need.