Brett A. RossShareholder

Address

100 Vestavia Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35216

Phone

205-949-2938
205-822-2057 (fax)

Professional Profile

Brett A. Ross is a shareholder at Carr Allison and is resident in the firm’s Birmingham office.  His practice focuses on transportation and in this arena he has worked on all possible case types, including wrongful death, catastrophic injuries, cargo claims, employment matters, workers’ compensation, collections and on-site accident investigation.  Brett has successfully handled more than 50 wrongful death claims in Alabama.  He is also a member of Carr Allison’s accident GO TEAM.  He represents several major motor carriers throughout Alabama and has significant experience litigating and managing other civil matters, such as employment, products liability and premises cases.  Furthermore, he represents numerous insurance companies in the defense of civil litigation.

An AV-rated lawyer through Martindale-Hubbell, Brett has been voted to Alabama Super Lawyers in the area of Transportation Law since 2011.  He is a member of numerous organizations including the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA), the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Transportation Lawyers Association and the Trial Attorneys of America.

Brett is also very active in DRI, having served in multiple leadership roles, which include Program Chair of the Trucking Seminar, Chair of the Lawyers’ Professionalism and Ethics Committee, Chair of the DRI for Life Committee and as a National Director.  Brett is a frequent lecturer and author for various transportation seminars and publications, having given more than 100 speeches on transportation litigation topics to date.  He is a member of the Birmingham, Alabama and American Bar Associations and is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Alabama, before the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Brett graduated cum laude from the University of Alabama with a BA in History and Political Science.  Following his undergraduate education, Brett attended the University of Alabama School of Law earning his JD, cum laude.  While there he was editor of the Journal of the Legal Profession and Vice Chair of the Moot Court Board.

Outside of the office, Brett is a regular competitor in USTA league tennis. He enjoys traveling, gardening and watching movies, recently completing all 100 films on the American Film Institute’s Best Movies list.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

Alabama

United States District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

United States Supreme Court

Education

BA, University of Alabama, cum laude

JD, University of Alabama School of Law, cum laude

Affiliations

Alabama Super Lawyers, 2011-2016

bMetro “Top Flight Lawyer” 2017

DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar

Chair, DRI for Life (2015-2016)

National Director (2013-2016)

Chair, Lawyers’ Professionalism & Ethics Committee (2011-2013)

Program Chair, Trucking Committee (2012-2014)

International Assocation of Defense Counsel

Trucking Industry Defense Association

Transportation Lawyers’ Association

Birmingham Bar Association

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Alabama Trucking Association

Trial Attorneys of America

Resident Editor, Journal of the Legal Profession (1994)

Vice-Chairperson, John A. Campbell Moot Court Board (1994)

Graduate, International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy 1999, Boulder, Colorado

News Updates About Brett A. Ross

Congratulations to our 2017 bMetro Top Flight Lawyers

Carr Allison would like to congratulate the following attorneys who were chosen as “Top Flight Lawyers” by Birmingham’s bMetro magazine: Russell Q. Allison Kathy R. Davis Elizabeth Kanter Donald “Bo” Kirkpatrick, II Tom L. Oliver, II Lea Richmond, IV Brett A. Ross Melisa C. Zwilling

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Thirteen Carr Allison Attorneys Selected to the 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

Carr Allison is pleased to announce that nine of its attorneys were recently selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list for 2016. They are:  Brett Adair, Russell Q. Allison, Douglas Bagwell, Charles F. Carr, Glenn E. Ireland, Donald B. Kirkpatrick, II, Thomas L. Oliver, II, Lea Richmond, IV and Brett […]

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Congrats to our BHMBIZ 2016 Top Lawyers

Carr Allison would like to congratulate the following attorneys who were chosen as Top Lawyers by BHAMBIZ magazine: Russell Q. Allison Kathy R. Davis Elizabeth Kanter Donald “Bo” Kirkpatrick, II Tom L. Oliver, II Lea Richmond, IV Brett A. Ross  

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Congrats to our B-Metro Magazine 2016 Top Lawyers!

Carr Allison would like to congratulate the following attorneys who were chosen as 2016 Top Lawyers by B-Metro Magazine: Russell Q. Allison Kathy R. Davis Elizabeth Kanter Bo Kirkpatrick Thomas L. Oliver Lea Richmond Brett Ross Melisa Zwilling To see the full list, please click here.

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