Crabtree & Sweet, P.C. Daphne, AL
General practitioner focusing on criminal defense, domestic relations,
probate matters, civil litigation, and real estate issues. Practice includes
representing defendants in municipal, state, and federal criminal
courts, debtors in bankruptcy, and parties in domestic relations,
probate, landlord-tenant, and other civil matters.
Contract Public Defender Baldwin County, AL
2005 - Present
Representing indigent criminal defendants in the District Court of
Baldwin County, per contract with the State. Duties include trial
representation for misdemeanors and traffic violations, as well as
pre-indictment hearings and motions and status docket in felony cases.
Substitute Municipal Judge Baldwin County, AL
Occasional service as a substitute judge for the municipal courts of Daphne, for
Fairhope, Loxley, and Robertsdale by special appointment as needed.
Solo Practitioner Daphne, AL
University of Alabama School of Law
Juris Doctor, May 1980
University of South Alabama
Bachelor of Science, Accounting, 1977
State of Alabama 1980
United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama 1980
Alabama State Bar Association
Baldwin County Bar Association, Past President
Baldwin County Bar Assoc. Grievance Committee, Past Chairman
Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Baldwin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
PERSONAL ASSOCIATIONS & HISTORY
Eastern Shore Sertoma Club, Past President and Past Treasurer
Family: married to Vashti D. Sweet; children: D. Parker Sweet (Associate
Attorney, Crabtree & Sweet, P.C.) and Shelly E. Sanders; grandsons
Alex N. Bertagnolli and Rhett P. Sanders.
Native of Mobile and a 40+ year resident of the Eastern Shore.
Graduate of Fairhope High School, Class of 1973.