Tyrone C. Means, Attorney at Law

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Wrongful Death Litigation
  • Automobile Wrecks
  • Motorcycle Wrecks
  • Truck Wrecks
  • Bus Wrecks
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Premises Liability Litigation
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Government Law

Bar Admissions

  • Kansas and U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1976
  • Alabama, U.S. District Court, Middle and Northern Districts of Alabama and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama, 1979
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1986
  • Georgia, 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • National Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • National Bar Association
  • Alabama Association of Justice, Alabama Trial Lawyers Association (President, 2000-2001)
  • Montgomery County Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1987)
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Alabama Lawyers Association, Inc.
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Montgomery County, Alabama
  • American Inns of Court Charter (Charter Member, 1990; Barrister, 1990-1992; Master Bencher, 1992-1993)
  • Morehouse Alumni Association
  • University of Kansas Alumni Association
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • Prince Hall Masons
  • Grand Lodge of the State of Alabama


  • Montgomery County, Alabama County Attorney, 1992-present
  • Advisory Committee, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama, 1993-1997
  • President, Alabama Civil Justice Foundation, Inc., 2000-2001
  • Member: Alabama Securities Commission, 2000-present
  • Alabama Supreme Court Standing Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure (appointed by the Supreme
  • Court of Alabama, 2000-2002) Conference Member, Third Citizens Conference on Alabama Courts, 1995
  • Member: Alabama Pattern Jury Instructions Committee
  • Former University of Kansas Endowment Board Member
  • Former University of Kansas Law School Board of Governors Member
  • Former National General Counsel, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • General Counsel, Washington, DC Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc.
  • Grand Attorney, The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Lodge F.&A.M. of Alabama

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow of the Alabama Law Foundation Fellowship
  • First Black President of the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, 2000
  • Alabama Super Lawyer
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Alabama by National Trial Lawyers Association and
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Alabama by the Bar of Preeminent Lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell
  • America‚Äôs Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, 2017
  • MLK Legacy/Leadership Award, 2011
  • Alpha Award of Merit, 2011
  • MLK Memorial Award , 2011


  • J.D., University of Kansas, 1976
  • B.A., Morehouse College, 1973, Mathematics