Neal Pope was born in Montgomery, Alabama on January 24, 1939. He graduated with a B.A. from Auburn University in 1961 and received a LL.B. from the University of Alabama in 1966. Following his graduation from the University of Alabama, Mr. Pope began practicing law in 1966.
While pursuing his education and chosen career path, Mr. Pope also served the country as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1961-1963.
Mr. Pope is a member of several associations, including the Russell County and American Bar Associations, Alabama State Bar, State Bar of Georgia, The Florida Bar, District of Columbia Bar, Alabama Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Executive Committee, 1974-), Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Representative to ATLA, 1986 and Member, Lawyers Advisory Committee to Eleventh Circuit, 1985-1987), and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Fellow American College of Trial Lawyers, listed as top 100 Super Lawyers in Georgia and in Best Lawyers in America (1991-present).