A partner in Gentle, Turner, Sexton & Harbison, LLC, in Birmingham, Alabama, Edgar Gentle has served the law firm for nearly 25 years. In his free time, Edgar Gentle enjoys reading, fishing, and cheering on Auburn University’s football team.
With an eye on the 2017 season, the Auburn Tigers recently hired Chip Lindsey as the team’s new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Announcing the appointment in a recent press release, Auburn coach Gus Malzahn described Lindsey as a rising star with a deep knowledge of the game.
Like Malzahn, Lindsey began his career as a high school football coach before moving on to serve in collegiate programs. He worked as an assistant coach at five high schools and later served as head coach at Lassiter High School in Georgia and Spain Park in Alabama. Most recently, Lindsey was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Arizona State, a team that averaged an impressive 33.3 points per game in 2016.
An attorney with more than 35 years of experience, Edgar Gentle serves as a partner at Gentle Turner Sexton and Harbison in Birmingham, Alabama. In his free time, Edgar Gentle enjoys traveling, and he recently made several trips to Arizona.
Rich in natural beauty, Arizona offers a host of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Below are three stunning sites:
–Cathedral Rock. Located in the Coconino National Forest in Sedona, Cathedral Rock has become one of the most-visited attractions in Arizona. Peaking at 4,921 feet, Cathedral Rock consists of red sandstone formed from dunes near the ancient Pedregosa Sea.
–Beaver Falls in Havasu Creek. Located in the Grand Canyon, Beaver Falls is one of five sets of waterfalls in the area and offers gorgeous views and great swimming.
–Montezuma Castle National Monument. Estimated to date back to 1200-1450 CE, Montezuma Castle National Monument is a dwelling cut out of limestone cliffs. The monument features 20 rooms made from fieldstone, mud, and clay mortar.
A skilled legal professional who holds a juris doctor from the University of Alabama, Edgar Gentle has been a partner with the Birmingham law firm of Gentle, Turner, Sexton & Harbison since 1992. The bulk of his duties revolve around serving local courts as an appointed special master and settlement administrator. Edgar Gentle holds active membership in the Academy of Court Appointed Masters (ACAM).
An authority in the standards and methodologies of court-appointed special masters, the ACAM spearheads industry initiatives. The organization’s ACAM Benchbook is an invaluable reference for judges and lawyers who seek guidance regarding the best professional uses for special masters.
More than 200 pages in length, the ACAM Benchbook has three main purposes. First, it strives to help officials decide if and when they should appoint a master. Second, if they do opt to appoint a master, the Benchbook can help them draft an effective appointment order. Finally, the Benchbook can help concerned parties anticipate and contend with the many ethical issues and practical concerns that often occur during the course of special master work.