D. Mitchell Henry, Retired

March 14, 2019By KdrjTSv1zt

On March 9, 2022, D. Mitchell (“Mitch”) Henry was announced as the next President of Faulkner University. Mitch retired from the practice of law on May 31, 2022, and assumed his new role as the President of Faulkner University on June 1, 2022. A link to Faulkner’s announcement can be found at: https://www.faulkner.edu/news/highlights/faulkner-university-announces-new-president/

Webster Henry is excited for this new chapter in Mitch’s life and is forever grateful for the years of service and dedication Mitch has brought to the firm and his clients since co-founding the firm with Will Webster on January 1, 2001. Webster Henry will continue to honor Mitch by continuing as “Webster Henry” and continuing our commitment to providing excellent, personalized legal counsel that is focused on serving its clients’ needs with flexibility, devotion to detail, and the highest standards of personal and professional ethics. The firm is committed to representing its clients with integrity, professional excellence, and bold thinking.

D. Mitchell Henry has achieved an AV attorney rating as evaluated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a 1988 and 1990 graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, and Master of Arts, summa cum laude in communications, and a 1993 graduate, cum laude, of the University of Alabama School of Law. While at the School of Law, he was selected to be a member of the school’s award-winning trial advocacy team. He served on the Law School Student Senate during each of his three years in law school and received the Dean Thomas W. Christopher Award for service to his fellow students and the law school. During 1992 and 1993, Tuscaloosa County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Steven Wilson selected Mr. Henry to serve as his law clerk.

Upon graduation in 1993, Mr. Henry joined and later became a partner in the firm of Rushton, Stakely, Johnston & Garrett, P.A. Mr. Henry continues to concentrate in civil litigation, insurance, wrongful death, products liability, trucking defense, construction litigation, agricultural law, and trial practice. A veteran of numerous trials, Mr. Henry has conducted continuing legal education seminars on litigation and trial advocacy skills for the Alabama Bar Institute, the National Business Institute, and for other groups.

Mr. Henry lives on his family farm in Hope Hull, Alabama, with his wife, Cindy, and three children, Mitchell, Lauren Ann, and Ashby Grace.