Donald B. Kirkpatrick, IIShareholder

Address

100 Vestavia Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35216

Phone

205-949-2946
205-822-2057 (fax)

Professional Profile

Donald “Bo” Kirkpatrick is a senior shareholder and one of the nine founding members of Carr Allison. His practice focuses primarily on workers’ compensation and related litigation, including retaliatory discharge and other employment matters.  Bo advises self-insured clients, third party administrators and insurance carriers with respect to workers’ compensation issues.  He has handled litigation statewide for Fortune 500 Companies and has extensive trial experience throughout the state of Alabama.  Bo has served as the Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Alabama State Bar and currently sits as the Co-Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Practice Group at Carr Allison.

Bo is one of only two attorneys from the state of Alabama who speaks regularly at the bi-annual Judicial College, put on twice a year for Alabama judges.  He lectures at seminars nationwide on current issues and recent developments in workers’ compensation law.  He served on the 10th Judicial Circuit of Alabama’s Workers’ Compensation and HIPAA Committees after being appointed by former presiding Judge Scott Vowell.

Bo has achieved a peer review AV-rating through Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers® list since 2008, as well as in The Best Lawyers in America© since 2012.  He was chosen as a 2017 “Top Flight Lawyer” for bMetro magazine and a 2017 “Elite Lawyer of the South” for The National Law Journal.  While attending the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (AL), Bo served as Student Materials Editor for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy as well as Chief Justice of the Honor Court.

Outside of work, Bo enjoys spending time with his family and is actively involved with his church.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

Alabama

United States District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

 

Education

BA, Auburn University

JD, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (AL)

Affiliations

Birmingham Bar Association

American Bar Association

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Vestavia Hills City Schools Foundation; Past President

Alabama Self-Insurers Association

Alabama Workers’ Compensation Organization

Alabama State Bar; Workers’ Compensation Section, Past Chairman

10th Judicial Circuit Workers’ Compensation Committee and HIPAA Committee Member

Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2008-2016

The Best Lawyers in America, 2012-2018

The National Law Journal “Elite Lawyer of the South”, 2017

News Updates About Donald B. Kirkpatrick, II

Best Lawyers Recognizes 23 Carr Allison Attorneys

Carr Allison is excited to announce that 23 attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©  2018 for their excellence in practice areas that include:  Appellate, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Construction Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability, Medical Malpractice, Labor and Employment, and Workers’ Compensation. Included from […]

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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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Thirteen Carr Allison Attorneys listed to Best Lawyers in America for 2017

Carr Allison is pleased to announce that 13 attorneys were recently listed to 2017 Best Lawyers in America for their excellence in Appellate Practice, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Worker’s Compensation.  Included in our Birmingham office are:  Russell Q. Allison (Insurance Law),  Charles F. Carr (Personal Injury Litigation and […]

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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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