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Hornsby & Hornsby, Attorneys at Law

Hornsby & Hornsby, Attorneys at Law is a family firm.  Father Bobby, and son Matthew Hornsby are long-time residents of Trussville.  Bobby Hornsby’s passion for service is evident in his over 40-year tenure of impressive dedication to protecting and serving others. He served as a sheriff’s deputy for over 10 years and has been practicing law for over 30.  Matthew Hornsby developed a passion for the law early in life and has been practicing for over 8 years.

Navigating through the legal difficulties life presents can be stressful, overwhelming, and exhausting.  Bobby and Matthew chose to dedicate their lives to the practice of law to take the pain out of traversing through these legal waters for their clients.


Bobby Hornsby, Attorney at Law
Matthew Hornsby, Attorney at Law

Legal Practice Areas

Hornsby & Hornsby, Attorneys at Law is a general practice firm, however they focus on criminal defense, wills, estates/probate, motor vehicle accidents, property tax sale/redemption matters, real estate litigation, business law, and LLC/Corporation formation.

Bobby and Matthew both have extensive experience as counsel in numerous areas of law, including criminal law, DUI defense, motor vehicle accidents, personal injury, domestic relations/divorce, family law, evictions, wills, probate matters, and real estate transactions.  Both Bobby and Matthew have successfully defended countless clients in criminal matters, as well as domestic matters, and in civil claims.  They have handled hundreds of real estate transactions involving tens of millions of dollars.

Legal Services

As a general practice law firm both Bobby and Matthew Hornsby can help you with the majority of your legal needs.  However, the majority of their focus is on criminal defense, wills, estates/probate, motor vehicle accidents, property tax sale/redemption matters, real estate litigation, business law, and LLC/Corporation formation.


“We chose to practice law so that we can serve others in navigating though the difficulties that life often presents.  Whether it’s dealing with an injury from an accident, defending against criminal charges, ensuring that your estate/legacy is taken care of, or helping you realize your dream of forming a business, we want to help and have the experience and expertise to do that.” ~Bobby & Matthew Hornsby


Our typical client seeks legal representation that provides a personal touch not found in the larger firms downtown.  They want the best representation available but without getting lost in the shuffle of a larger, more expensive firm.  We are able to provide fantastic representation at an affordable price because we live and work in the communities we serve, instead of downtown. ~Bobby & Matthew Hornsby


Education, Qualification, Licenses & Memberships

Bobby and Matthew Hornsby have extensive experience handling cases in District, Circuit, and Municipal courts, including Trussville, Clay, Argo, Irondale, Center Point, and others.  Bobby Hornsby served as a Sheriff Deputy for 10 years, and has a unique knowledge of how the criminal justice system works.  Matthew Hornsby regularly writes useful legal information and commentary on useful legal information on his blog Slam the Gavel.

Bobby and Matthew are admitted to practice law before all courts of the State of Alabama. During Bobby’s three decades of experience, he has achieved memberships into both state and federal court. He is licensed to practice law by the Alabama State Bar, The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Matthew is affiliated with the Alabama State Bar, the American Bar Association, and the Birmingham Bar Association, and is a member of the BBA Probate Section.  Matthew regularly practices in Circuit and District Courts as well as Municipal Courts throughout the Birmingham metro area.

Common Legal Questions

These are some of the most common questions legal clients want to know and their answers.

Q:  Do you offer free consultations?

A:  In most instances the consultation is free


Q:  How much will my legal fees be?

A:  Hornsby & Hornsby has a general schedule of attorney fees on their website’s FAQ page to give clients an idea of the cost of different types of legal representation.

To learn more about Bobby and Matthew visit their website HornsbyandHornsbylaw.com.

Contact Hornsby & Hornsby • Attorneys At Law

When a client contacts Hornsby & Hornsby, Attorneys at Law, they will get to speak with an attorney.  The office of Hornsby & Hornsby is located at 2010 Old Springville Road, Suite 100, Birmingham, AL 35215. Bobby and Matthew can also be reached at (205) 856-1000 or via email Bobby Hornsby – bjhornsby@att.net  and Matthew Hornsby – matthornsby@att.net .

Legal Disclaimer:  The information contained herein should not be construed as legal advice or legal opinion on any specific facts or circumstances. You are urged to consult an attorney concerning your own situation on any specific legal questions you may have. This website is not a privileged communication and does not create a lawyer/client relationship. The Alabama State Bar requires the following: No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

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