David D. Shelby

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Email: dshelby@shelbyroden.com

David Shelby is the founding partner of Shelby Roden. He received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University and returned to Birmingham to attend law school at the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where he received his J.D. and MBA in 1979. In the beginning, his practice focused on labor-management relations and evolved over time to focus on environmental and complex litigation.

Robert B. Roden

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Email: rroden@shelbyroden.com

Mr. Roden has over 40 years of experience handling high-stakes, complex matters. Since joining the firm in 1999, he has focused on cases involving motor vehicle defects, dangerous dietary supplements, and chemical exposures. Over the course of his career, he has taken over 100 cases to trial, and settled countless others, including a $700 million settlement over PCB contamination in Anniston, AL.

M. Shane Lucado

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Email: slucado@shelbyroden.com

Shane Lucado was raised in Oxford, Alabama. He attended college at Jacksonville State University about 20 miles from Oxford graduating in 1994 with a B.S. in psychology. After college, Shane started law school at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama graduating May of 1998. Shane has extensive litigation and trial experience in numerous federal and state courts.

C. Don Freeman

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Email: dfreeman@shelbyroden.com

Don Freeman attended law school at the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. He received his undergraduate degree from Birmingham-Southern College. At Shelby Roden, he has helped recover over $100 million in economic damages in multi-district litigation. He has worked extensively with over 700 businesses throughout the Southeast to protect their interests as a result of the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill.

Matthew T. Roden

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Email: mroden@shelbyroden.com

Matt Roden is a native of Birmingham, AL, where he currently resides. He attended the University of Alabama School of Law where he received his Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration. Before law school, he received his undergraduate degree in Economics at the University of Alabama. Since joining the firm, he has focused his practice on handling toxic exposure and motorcycle accident cases.

Jodi K. McKelvin

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Email: jmckelvin@shelbyroden.com

Jodi McKelvin, a native of Panama City, Florida, attended law school at the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. She began her legal career with Straus & Boies, LLP in Birmingham. Her work there focused on antitrust and class action litigation. She joined Shelby Roden in 2002. Since joining the firm, she has focused on the litigation of plaintiffs’ personal injury, wrongful death and toxic exposure cases.