Lawyer Profile
Paul Seeley
Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne
2101 West Clinton Avenue, Suite 102
Huntsville, AL, 35805
Phone | 256-535-1100

Law School - University of Alabama School of Law
Bar Admission - 9/30/1991

Law Office Locations: Huntsville

Geographic Areas Served: Madison, Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Marion, Limestone, Lawrence, Winston, Morgan, Cullman, Marshall, Jackson, DeKalb, Cherokee


Paul Seeley's practice is concentrated in the areas of real estate law, banking law, and business law.

Areas of Practice:
Real Estate Law
Real Estate Financing
Business and Commercial Transactions
Corporate and Business Law
Commercial and Industrial Financing
Construction Litigation
Residential Real Estate
Landlord and Tenant Law
Commercial and Industrial Real Estate
Asset-Based Financing
Real Estate Litigation
Title Insurance

Alabama, 1991
United States District Courts
    Northern District of Alabama
All Alabama State Courts


American Bar Association
Alabama Bar Association
Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association


J.D., 1991, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
    Hugo L. Black Scholar
    Order of the Coif
    Farrah Law Society
    Member, Alabama Law Review, 1990-1991
B.S., cum laude, 1988, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
    Phi Beta Kappa
    Golden Key National Honor Society
    Phi Kappa Phi


In the real estate area, Paul Seeley has prepared documentation for ground leases, commercial leases, real estate sales agreements, options to purchase, and vacation of roadways and easements; and has represented the purchasers of commercial real estate. Not only has he participated in the negotiation and drafting of leases, but also in litigation under those leases requiring eviction of the tenants.

In the banking law area, Paul Seeley has extensive experience representing various banks in numerous commercial-loan transactions, ranging from Small Business Administration (SBA) loans, construction loans, revolving lines of credit, equipment guidance lines of credit, and revolving-floor-plan lines of credit to asset-based loans secured by various types of collateral. In addition, he has represented lenders in foreclosures and litigation of mechanics liens.

In the business law area, Paul Seeley has prepared asset purchase agreements, representing both buyers and sellers of various businesses from medical practices and machine shops to computer manufacturing companies. He has prepared stock-purchase agreements, shareholder agreements, and private placement offerings of stock. Mr. Seeley has provided general representation for both limited liability companies (LLCs) and corporations and participated in the dissolution of corporations.

Paul Seeley also has experience in the formation of nonprofit corporations and tax-free exchanges under § 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC).

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