Robin Wolfe graduated with an Associates of Arts Degree in Pre-Law; a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science; and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English before attending law school. She received her Juris Doctorate in 1999; and, she has been licensed in the State of Alabama to practice law since 1999. She has been licensed to practice in the United States District Courts since 2000.
After working as a partner in a small firm (Thomas, Boyanton & Clem, L.L.C.), Robin decided to open her own practice in 2002. She has been the sole operator of her business since that time, having defended thousands of northern Alabamians in all types of criminal matters, including drug trafficking, assault, theft, and capital murder.
Robin served as a substitute municipal judge for the City of Huntsville for approximately six (6) years before switching gears to assist with public defense work for the city in addition to indigent defense work for the state.
She was instrumental in the planning and implementation of some of Madison County's treatment courts: Adult Drug Court; Juvenile Drug Court; and Family Drug Court. She remains active with the Madison County Adult Drug Court and assists with the Madison County Mental Health Court.
Robin was inducted into the 2023 class of Fellows for the Alabama Law Foundation. She serves as a Bar Commissioner representing the 23rd Judicial Circuit. She currently serves on the Board for the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (ACDLA) and serves as Vice President of the organization. She has previously served as the Secretary and as an Area Vice President for ACDLA. Likewise, she serves on the Madison County Indigent Defense Panel and Alabama State Bar's Appointed Counsel and Indigent Defense Committee as well as the Pro Bono Committee. She serves on the Alabama Lawyer Board of Editors Committee and the Alabama Lawyer Task Force. Robin previously served as the Co-Chair of the Criminal Law Section for the Huntsville Bar Association for many years. She was instrumental in the planning and implementation of the local mentoring program in Madison County. She remains active in the Huntsville Bar Association, previously having served as Secretary, on several committees and now serves on the Executive Committee and assists with the Volunteer Lawyers' Expungement and Voters' Rights Restoration Clinics. She is a member of the National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and maintains special training in the following areas: death penalty training, criminal law updates, drug courts and mental health courts.
Robin was also appointed by the Alabama Attorney General's Office to represent the Madison County Department of Human Resources in child abuse and neglect cases for several years. She has represented both the Department as well as parents and children in dependency cases and helped families in deliquency matters throughout her career.
Her honors include 2023 and 2020 President's Awards from the ACDLA; 2007 Recipient of the Lydia Malvina Hammerly Distinguished Alumnus of the Year from Athens State University; 2004 Recipient of the Community Service Award from the Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association; 2000 Recipient of the United States Commanding General's Award; 1997 Recipient of COLSA Corporation's Employee of the Year; 1994 NAIA National All Tournament Team; 1990-1994 Athlete Scholar