Brian Joseph Lockwood

Brian Joseph Lockwood

Sole Practitioner
Mobile, Alabama

Brian J. Lockwood is an attorney with over 20 years experience defending the legal rights of his clients. Mr. Lockwood has served both as a felony prosecutor and a public defender. After graduating from Creighton University School of Law in May 1995, Mr. Lockwood passed the California Bar Examination on his first try. He then gained admission to the Nebraska Bar Association and the Alabama State Bar. His practice is presently limited to Alabama.

Mr. Lockwood has tried several dozen jury trials and literally hundreds of bench trials during his career. In addition, he served as lead counsel in several appellate cases ranging from juvenile matters to felony criminal matters. Mr. Lockwood served as lead counsel in cases alleging murder, manslaughter, sexual assault (rape), criminal assault in all degrees, drug possession, drug manufacturing, drug distribution (dealing), burglary, robbery, arson, theft, driving while intoxicated or under the influence (DWI/DUI), and misdemeanors too numerous to list. Along with performing trials, Mr. Lockwood has negotiated settlements in hundreds of cases.

Along with the Alabama State Bar and Nebraska Bar Association, Mr. Lockwood is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Mobile Bar Association, and the Mobile Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

While not practicing law, Brain enjoys sailing, fishing and spending time with his wife and their three children.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Criminal/DWI-DUI Defense
  • 10% Commercial Driver's License Holder Defense
  • 5% Juvenile Defense Cases
  • 5% Criminal/Evidence/Constitutional Appellate Practice
  • 5% General Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1995
  • Nebraska, 1996
  • Alabama, 2010


  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
  • California State University - Chico, Chico, California
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science - Pre-Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2002 - 2012

Past Employment Positions

  • Scotts Bluff County Public Defender's Office, Attorney, 2003 - 2011
  • Scotts Bluff County Attorney's Office, Attorney, 2000 - 2002
  • Kinkle, Rodiger & Spriggs, P.C., Associate Attorney, 1997 - 2000


  • English


  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Phi Delta Phi