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J. Calvin McBride

President and Title Insurance Agent

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About Calvin

J. Calvin McBride, who is a lifelong resident of Decatur, Alabama, has practiced in his hometown of Decatur, Alabama, since 1981. With a concentration in the areas of real estate and probate law, Calvin has handled over 1,000 real estate transactions per year throughout Alabama. Calvin is married to Jennifer R. McBride and has 4 adult children. Calvin and Jennifer are active members of the Beltline Church of Christ, where Calvin is a Sunday School teacher and Deacon.


  • University of Alabama, Magna cum laude, BS in Management, 1978
  • University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1981
  • Admitted to Alabama State Bar in 1981

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
  • Member, Alabama State Bar Association
  • Member, Morgan County Bar Association
  • Past Secretary/Treasurer, Morgan County Bar Association
  • Member, Phi Delta Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, and Kappa Sigma fraternities, and a member of the Farrah Law Society
  • AV Preeminent Rating as rated by his peers in the American Bar Association for preeminent legal ability and ethical practice


In his spare time, Calvin and his wife, Jennifer, are very active in Beltline Church of Christ, and he serves as a Chaplain for the Decatur Police Department. He enjoys Cowboy Action Shooting as a member of the Single Action Shooting Society and the Wartrace Regulators of Wartrace, Tennessee. He and Jennifer love to travel and are vociferous readers.

Community Involvement

  • Local Counsel, Habitat for Humanity of Morgan County, Alabama
  • Past Board Member, Habitat for Humanity of Morgan County, Alabama Board of Directors
  • Past Chairman, Advisory Board of the North Alabama Better Business Bureau
  • Past Board Member, Decatur-Morgan County Homebuilders Association
  • Past Board Member, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Past Board Member, Board of Trustees of Decatur Heritage Christian Academy
  • Board Member, local (Region II) Selective Service Board (by Presidential appointment)
  • Deacon, Beltline Church of Christ
  • Past Chairman, Missions Committee, Beltline Church of Christ
  • Chairman, Permanent Endowment Fund Committee and Endowment Scholarship Fund Committee, Beltline Church of Christ
  • Chairman, Risk Management Committee, Beltline Church of Christ
  • Chaplain for the Decatur Police Department