Effective litigators don't just know the law. They know the courts. It's the fundamental philosophy that has guided this firm since day one.
With offices strategically located throughout Alabama and the I-10 Gulf Coast corridor from Gulfport, Mississippi to Tallahassee, Florida, and north to our Chattanooga, Tennessee office, Carr Allison offers the kind of confident legal representation that only comes from firsthand experience. We have accumulated decades of closely cultivated relationships at the local level, wherever our clients' interests lie.
Lea Richmond, IV, a shareholder in Carr Allison's Birmingham office has been appointed to the Alabama Pattern Jury Instructions Committee – Civil for a three-year term. This committee is charged with drafting the language of the pattern jury instructions that are used across the state of Alabama in all state courts. Richmond was selected by the Alabama Supreme Court in recognition of his superior skills and intellect in his legal practice.
An alumnus of the Cumberland School of Law and the University of the South (Sewanee, TN), Richmond’s practice focuses on the defense of transportation liability, products liability and health care litigation. He is a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) - Young Lawyers Steering Committee, serves as the Chair of Civility and Professionalism Initiative, and is the Substantive Liaison to the Transportation Committee of DRI. Richmond was named an Alabama Rising Star 2012 and a SuperLawyer® in 2013.
Bo Kirkpatrick was invited to speak once again at the Alabama Judicial College. The event was held in Point Clear, Alabama on July 15, 2014. Topics covered included recent developments in Worker's Compensation here in Alabama. Bo, along with another attorney from North Alabama, is given the unique opportunity to conduct these seminars twice a year, educating the judges on the changes in Alabama law.
The team of Bo Kirkpatrick and Dan Avery recently and successfully defended a fibromyalgia case pending in Etowah County, Alabama. The plaintiff asserted she was permanently and totally disabled from an on the job injury which caused her fibromyalgia. The court, following a trial on the merits, did not agree, and rendered a defense verdict, holding that the plaintiff failed to prove that her condition was related to her employment.