About Me


1971 Graduate of University of North Alabama, Political Science/ History Major


1974 Graduate of University of Alabama Law School

Practicing Law since, 1975

Active member of the "Florence, Alabama, Exchange Club", Past President, Past Vice President

Member: First United Methodist Church, Florence, Alabama, Fourth Grade Sunday School Teacher, from 1982 - 1994

Former member Underwood Dixie Youth Baseball/Softball Board

Y M C A, Florence, Alabama, Board Member



Personal Info




My wife, Peggy, and I are proud of our five Adult Children and their current career paths.

One Daughter, Register Nurse / Pharmaceutical Sales Rep for Major Company, Huntsville, Decatur , Alabama

Two Daughters who are Register Nurses, Huntsville, Alabama

One Daughter, Senior Human Resources Manager also Managing Principal for a second Company, Chicago, Il

One son, US Soldier stationed @ Fort Lewis, Washington, to be deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan, Spring of 2012

Legal Expertise


If you require Florence legal advice or representation, do not hesitate to call Joe M. Patterson Lawyer today. I am standing by to help you take your first step towards putting matters of the law behind you.

  • Family Law

  • Divorce Law

  • Child Support Law

  • Child Custody

  • Criminal Law

  • DUI Defense

  • Misdemeanors

  • Felonies

  • Probate Law

  • Wills, Estates

  • Personal Injury

  • Accident Cases