Alva CaineAlva CaineAlva CaineRaised on a farm in Safford, Alabama, Mr. Caine is an alumnus of the Harvard School of Law, where he earned his post-graduate Master of Laws Degree in 1971. As an undergraduate, Mr. Caine was educated at the Marion Military Institute (A.A 1961) and the University of Alabama, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in 1964.
Mr. Caine graduated cum laude from the Cumberland School of Law and was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1970, after which he worked as a law clerk to the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
Shortly after earning his Bachelor’s degree, Mr. Caine served three years active duty in the United States Army. He was commissioned a Lieutenant, serving at Fort Rucker as an Aviator and Army Helicopter Instructor Pilot. During his 13-month overseas tour of duty, he was promoted to Captain while stationed at Camp Casey, Korea with the 7th Aviation Battalion of the7th Infantry Division.
In 1972, Mr. Caine authored “Termination of Franchise Agreements – Some Remedies for Franchises Under the Uniform Commercial Code” for the Cumberland Law Review.
Mr. Caine served as a member of the The Alabama Trial Lawyer’s Board of Governors. He also served the organization as Secretary (1982-1983) and President (1984-1985). He is a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers, the All-American Law Foundation, The American Association for Justice, The Alabama Association for Justice, The Birmingham and American Bar Associations and the Alabama State Bar.