Hope S. MarshallHR Director and Shareholder


Ms. Marshall joined the law firm of White Arnold & Dowd P.C. as an attorney in 2007. Ms. Marshall’s practice focuses on criminal defense, white collar criminal defense, and general civil litigation. She represents companies and individuals in connection with criminal investigations, as well as parallel civil and criminal proceedings. She practices in municipal, state and federal courts, including appellate courts.


  • Magic City Bar Association, Member
  • Birmingham Bar Association
    • Grievance Committee (2018-2020)
    • Criminal Justice Section: CLE Co Chair (2017); Secretary (2014)
    • Chair, Diversity/Inclusivity Committee (2016)
    • Chair, Municipal Courts Liaison Committee (2014)
    • Mentor, BBA New Lawyer Mentoring Program (2013)
    • Young Lawyers' Section
    • Women Lawyers' Section
    • Criminal Justice Section
    • Volunteer Lawyer Program
    • Pro Bono Help Desk
  • Alabama Lawyers Association
    • Member
    • Hall of Fame Nominations Committee
  • Alabama State Bar Association
    • Diversity Committee, Co-Chair (2009-present)
    • Diversity Committee (2008-present)
    • Criminal Justice Section, Membership Committee Chair
    • Young Lawyers’ Section
    • Women Lawyers’ Section
  • American Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers’ Section
    • Women’s Section
  • Birmingham Inn of Court, Member
  • NACDL, Member
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • The Lorie Johnson Foundation
  • First Light Women’s Shelter, Volunteer
  • National College for DUI Defense, Member


  • Alabama State Bar (2007)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rating
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2016-2018)
  • The National Trial Lawyers -- Top 40 Under 40, Criminal Defense (2016)
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys Inc. – Top 10 Under Age 40 (Alabama)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers (Criminal Defense and White Collar) – Rising Star (2014-2015)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers (Criminal Defense) – Rising Star (2013)
  • Birmingham Bar Association Future Leaders Forum, Graduate (2010)
  • Magic City Bar Association, Scholarship Award
  • West Legal Studies Award for Outstanding Scholarship Achievement