Family Law Firm Huntsville AL: Our Team
Attorney Leigh Daniel
A respected Huntsville family law attorney with more than 20 years’ experience, Leigh Daniel is known for her positive attitude and her skills in the courtroom. She prides herself in the care and compassion that she and her team put into every case. Her goal is to instill a sense of confidence in her clients so they know success is on the horizon. As an author, inspirational speaker, coach, and founder of Project Positive Change, Leigh stays focused on the positive impact she can make on every client’s case.
Leigh earned her law degree from the University of Alabama in 1994 and went on to clerk for two judges before finding her ultimate calling as a family law attorney. She started her own firm in 1997 and has been helping Huntsville residents with a wide range of family law matters ever since.
Jamerson Godsey hails from the town of Brilliant, Alabama. After studying family law at the University of Mississippi School of Law, he joined the team at Leigh Daniel Family Law. Jamerson is a proud supporter of The United Way of Genesee County Flint Water Fund.
Andrea Cates is from Pascagoula, Mississippi. After studying law in both San Diego and Mississippi, she joined the team Leigh Daniel Family Law. She is a Navy Veteran who has served 3 deployments in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
At Leigh Daniel Family Law, our tight-knit staff has been working together for many years. As a family law firm, we pride ourselves on treating each other like family, and that attitude extends to our clients. When you call or visit our office, you can expect to talk to a warm and friendly person who is dedicated to making your day better. And when you see our team in court, you can trust that we are extremely prepared and will act as the support network you need to get you through the stressful times.
Deborah Burch supports The Foundry Recovery Program based in Bessemer, Alabama. 21 million Americans suffer from some type of substance abuse. This is a national epidemic and affects so many families in America and it hits home. Chances are, you may know someone who is either on or has been on drugs or a family that has been affected by drug addiction. This cause is very near to Deborah’s heart because she has seen the effects of a loved one being addicted. As she sat by and watched her loved one search for help, endlessly trying to get help but the cost of treatment is astronomical. It was a program similar to this one that allowed her family member to get the help they needed at a fraction of the cost of high dollar treatment centers.
Tiffany Allen is our efficient and effective office manager who has been with the firm for 11 years. She is on the board of the Huntsville Young Professionals and spreads her own brand of positivity through her platform “Thoughts Become Outfits.” Tiffany also organizes events for the Lupus Foundation of America, Mid-South Chapter, and for Black Lives Matter. She proudly supports the Born This Way Foundation. “This foundation is close to me because I was made fun of when I was younger because of the way I looked and my voice. I wish something like this was around then. I think mental health in our youth is something that we need to bring more awareness to. So many kids these days are committing suicide due to bullying in the schools and on social media. This foundation provides a safe place.” says Tiffany.
Jenn Besaw handles our firm’s billing and accounts management. She has been with Leigh Daniel Family Law for six years and always greets clients with a bright face when they walk in the door. Jenn stays busy as a dance teacher for special-needs children, an instructor at a local dance fitness studio, and a LuLaRoe fashion consultant.
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. Special Olympics strives to create a better world by fostering the acceptance and inclusion of all people.
Best Buddies is the world’s largest organization dedicated to ending the social, physical and economic isolation of the 200 million people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Our programs empower the special abilities of people with IDD by helping them form meaningful friendships with their peers, secure successful jobs, live independently, improve public speaking, self-advocacy and communication skills, and feel valued by society.
supports The Innocence Project
. This organization exonerates wrongly convicted individuals through DNA testing and reforms the criminal justice system to prevent further injustice. The Innocence Project is made of up a diverse group of people with a deep passion for justice and reforming our legal system.
is a supporter of the United States Synchronized Swimming Senior National Team. “I am the very proud Aunt of Abby Remmers who is a member of the USA Synchronized Swimming Senior National Team that is headed for the Olympics in Tokoyo Japan Summer Games in 2020. She and her family uprooted their lives and moved from Texas to California to train solely for the Olympics all the while, finishing high school. These hardworking and dedicated athletes need support to fund their journey to the Olympics. Donations will help pay for training, Team USA uniforms, travel and the like: The team is featured on the Olympic Channel
Linda Taylor is our lead paralegal and has been working in the field of domestic relations for 40 years, spending about 20 of those years with our firm. She is detail oriented and extremely compassionate. Her dedication to clients shines through on a daily basis, and she has been known to work all night in order to meet deadlines.
Our furry friends
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Because our office is a small renovated house with a welcoming front porch and a warm vibe, we think it’s only appropriate that you are sometimes greeted by our furry friends. Potcakes is the dog in residence. She was rescued from Exuma, Bahamas, and is known for gracing people with hugs and kisses. Some of our clients say she seems to be able to feel their sadness, and she always aims to cheer them up.