J. Ronald Boyd
Partner, Trial Practice
Ron Boyd, a founding member of the law firm of Boyd, Fernambucq & Dunn, P.C., has practiced in all areas of civil, business, and personal injury litigation. However, for the past 30 years he has focused on complex matrimonial and divorce cases, including child custody and support cases, real and personal property matters, alimony, and retirement.
A 1975 Cumberland School of Law graduate and Alabama state bar admittee, Ron practices in all central Alabama Counties. Ron has been a leader among his fellow matrimonial and family lawyers. He was a founding member and later State President of the Alabama Family Law Section. He has served in local and national positions with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and recently served on the national AAML Board of Governors.
Ron has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America in his field of practice for over twenty years, and in 2009 was Best Lawyers Family Lawyer of the year in Birmingham. In 2008 he was selected as the Alabama State Bar Family Law Section Lawyer of the Year. Ron has been awarded the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell, the recognized authority for competence and ethics. He also has been regularly listed in Alabama Super Lawyers. Ron is a frequent lecturer on continuing legal education issues.
Ron received his B.S. in Commerce and Business Administration from the University of Alabama and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant through Air Force ROTC at the University of Alabama in 1968, and served on active duty in the Strategic Air Command for four years in missile duty. From 1972 to 1996, he served in various functions in the Alabama Air National Guard, 117th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing and successor units and retired as Squadron Commander of the 117th Mission Support Squadron.