Paralegal

Brenda Pinkard
brenda@waltonlaw.com

Senior Paralegal

Jennie Lockridge
jennie@waltonlaw.com

Community Involvement

Catherine Moncus

Trial Lawyer

Catherine Moncus is a highly successful personal injury and wrongful death lawyer with over 23 years of experience representing individuals and their families.  Catherine has successfully handled hundreds and hundreds of personal injury cases and successfully settled and or litigated several million dollar, multi-million dollar cases, including a 3.5 million dollar settlement 2 years ago.  Catherine has a true passion for representing individuals and their families.  Catherine approaches each case in a compassionate, logical, and considerate manner.  Former clients consistently leave Catherine rave reviews and frequently refer new clients to our firm.

Catherine currently serves as Treasurer for the Women’s Section of the Alabama State Bar.  Furthermore, Catherine is rated AV Preeminent by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating Service.  This is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards which is earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating process that is managed and monitored by the world’s most trusted legal resource, Martindale-Hubbell.  In 2015, Catherine was also selected as 100 Top National Trial Lawyers.  The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. In 2021 Catherine was admitted into the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Million Dollar Advocates Forum (which includes the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum) is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States.  Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.

Catherine Moncus has been an invaluable part of our team at Walton Law Firm, P.C. for over 15 years.  Before becoming a lawyer at Walton Law Firm in 2007, Catherine was a sole practitioner at Moncus Law Firm in Alexander City, Alabama. Prior to opening her own office in August 2005, Catherine was a partner at Ingram Moncus Law Firm in Alexander City where she was involved in large settlements involving personal injury, wrongful death and/or products liability. She was previously an associate there when the firm was Kenneth Ingram, Jr. & Associates, P.C. before becoming partner. While at the firm, Catherine appeared several times on Law Call on WSFA 12 television in Montgomery speaking on various legal subjects. Her law career began in 1998 at Morris, Haynes, Ingram & Hornsby which also practiced wrongful death, products liability and personal injury.

Catherine grew up in Alexander City, Alabama and continues to live there with her family. Catherine and her husband, Ricky Moncus, have two sons, Austin and Dylan.  Austin is a teacher at Chilton County High School and is married to Jessica Towry Moncus.  Dylan attends Samford University and is a member of their golf team.

 

Education

Central Alabama Community College, Associate Degree in Business Administration (1992)

Auburn University Montgomery, Bachelor’s degree in Justice and Public Safety (1994)

Jones School of Law, J.D. (1997)

 

Member:

Alabama State Bar

Alabama Association for Justice

American Association for Justice

American Bar Association

Tallapoosa County Bar Association

Lee County Bar Association

 

Admissions

Alabama (1998)

U.S. District Court, Middle District (2000)

U.S. District Court, Northern District (2000)