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Joe Stott is a Martindale-Hubbell PREEMINENT A-V rated litigation attorney with over 25 years of experience practicing in civil defense, with a focus on professional liability, premises liability, and employment practices liability, as well as general civil litigation. 

A seasoned trial attorney, Joe has tried more than 50 cases to verdict, including both state and federal courts, jury and non-jury, as well as numerous arbitration proceedings. 

Joe has represented more than 150 attorneys and law firms in Alabama and surrounding states. He has also represented dozens of accountants and accounting practices, physicians and medical practices, real estate agents, mortgage brokers, non-profit entities and associations, and many other professionals.


Joe also has a strong background in premises liability, having represented numerous large corporations and retailers as well as small and medium sized businesses.  Premises liability has been a regular aspect of Joe's practice for more than 20 years, with numerous jury trials in this area.


Joe is also experienced in employment practices defense, providing both litigation and consultation support to dozens of businesses and insurance companies.  Joe also handles most types of general civil litigation, representing corporations and insurance companies throughout the state of Alabama.

Joe has also successfully handled numerous appeals in both state and federal appellate courts, with an exemplary track record.



University of Alabama, B.A., 1992


Law School:

University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1995


Year of First admission: 1995


1995,Georgia and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia;1996,Alabama and U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Alabama;U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit



Birmingham Bar Association; Shelby County Bar Association; State Bar of Alabama, State Bar of Georgia; American Bar Association; Alabama Defense Lawyers Association; American Trial Lawyers Association

Joseph E. Stott

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Freddie N. Harrington

Freddie Harrington is an experienced litigation defense trial lawyer.  Freddie is rated by Martindale-Hubbell as A-V PREEMINENT, with one of the highest ratings possible as determined by his peers.


Freddie has more than 24 years of experience with  a focus on construction defect litigation, architects and engineers liability, auto liability, insurance coverage litigation, and general liability, including personal injury and property damage matters.





James Madison University, B.S., 1992

Law School:

Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1996


Year of First admission:




1996, Alabama; 1997, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; 1999, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 2000, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama; 2002, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama; 2005, U.S. Supreme Court



Shelby County, Birmingham and American Bar Associations; Alabama State Bar; Defense Research Institute; Defense Lawyers Association


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