Attorney Paul A. Young began his law practice in 1979. Since then, Attorney Young has maintained memberships and received various accolades in local and state organizations. With decades of knowledge and experience, in and out of the courtroom, Attorney Young offers his clients sound legal advise as to what their options may be, allowing him/her to make informed decisions with regard to his/her own case.
Attorney Young received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1979 and was admitted to the Alabama State Bar that same year. Mr. Young is an active member of the Coffee County Bar Association where he served as President from 1987 to 2003. He is also an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), National College for DUI Defense, and Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (GCDLA). He is a lifetime member of the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (ACDLA) where he served on the board of directors for more than ten years and served as President in 2017.
Mr. Young is the 1994 recipient of the Clarence Darrow Award presented by the Alabama State Bar for his contributions in defending people charged with criminal offenses. In 2004 and 2007, he received the ACDLA President's Award, and in 2009 he was the recipient of the Roderick Beddow Lifetime Achievement Award for Criminal Defense; the most prestigious award given by the ACDLA for service in the criminal defense field.
phone: (334) 347-0843
location: 125 East College Street, Enterprise, Alabama 36330
Cheyenne (pictured to the left) is the daughter of
Paul and the late Shawn Young. Cheyenne is a law clerk
and she enjoys assisting her father with criminal cases
and domestic relations matters.
Cheyenne is married to Dino Tampary, who works
in accounting. Cheyenne graduated from the
Thomas Goode Jones School of Law.
Prior to returning home to work in her father's office,
Cheyenne interned at the Montgomery County
Public Defender's Office. She also served
as the legal intern for the
Alabama Department of Corrections.
Shawn Young, the late wife of Attorney Paul Young, was as
important to the law office as she was to her family
and friends. Shawn managed the bookkeeping and
financial accounts for the office and was a
valuable member of the team.
Shawn and Attorney Young have one child, Cheyenne.
Shawn was very talented in culinary arts and stitchery.
She was active in various community clubs and
was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone.
Sadly, Shawn Young lost her battle to cancer in 2018
and her presence is truly missed.
Allison joined the team in 2013 and currently assists
Attorney Young on criminal cases. When you enter the
office, you will most likely be greeted by Allison.
Her responsibilities include answering phone calls,
scheduling appointments, and a multitude of other tasks.
Allison is a member of the Alabama Association of
Paralegals, Inc. (AAPi). Allison and her husband have three beautiful children. In her spare time, Allison enjoys making memories
with family, trips to the beach, and tending to
her mini-farm of chickens, goats, rabbits, and dogs.
Marsha began her career with the office in 1999 and
has managed multiple case types throughout the years.
Currently, she works primarily with domestic relations cases.
Her daily tasks include assisting Attorney Young in trial prep,
drafting legal documents, managing files, meeting with clients,
and various other law office management duties.
Marsha has an Associates Degree and a Legal Assistant/
Paralegal Diploma. She is a member of The Alabama Association of
Paralegals, Inc. (AAPi), National Association of Legal Assistants
(NALA). Marsha is the recipient of the 2018-2019 AAPi Paralegal
of the Year Award, and the 2019-2020 APPi Parliamentarian .
Marsha and her husband have three children. In her spare time,
Marsha enjoys family time and reading.
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