Angel A. CroesShareholder


100 Vestavia Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35216


205.822.2057 (fax)

Professional Profile

Angel A. Croes is a shareholder at Carr Allison and is located in the firm’s Birmingham (AL) office. Angel’s litigation practice focuses on the defense of local, regional and national manufacturers, distributors, retailers and restaurants in complex litigation, including class actions and products liability matters. She has successfully defended international and national manufacturers and distributors of a variety of products, including electronics, appliances and industrial equipment. She has also secured summary judgements and other pre-trial dismissals, as well as defense verdicts, in both jury and non-jury trials. She has represented her clients in an array of other matters within the retail and hospitality industry, including premises liability matters.

Angel is admitted to practice before all Alabama State Courts and the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama. A popular speaker on a variety of products liability defense matters, Angel gave a presentation at the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Product Liability Conference in 2020. After graduating from the Alabama School of Math and Science in Mobile (AL), Angel earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and Spanish, graduating summa cum laude from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. She then studied experimental psychology at the graduate level at the University of Alabama in Huntsville before earning her Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (AL).

While attending Cumberland, Angel served as an associate editor for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy and was an executive member of Cumberland’s Trial Advocacy Board. She was selected by her professors to serve as a Judge Abraham Caruthers teaching fellow and was named to Who’s Who Among American Law Students. Angel was also selected to Cumberland’s National Negotiation Team where she competed and placed in the ABA regional Competition in Tallahassee (FL).

Angel is a distance runner and health enthusiast and is actively involved in the local running community. Fluent in Spanish, Angel and her husband enjoy international travel, spending time outdoors with their two miniature schnauzers and attending sporting events.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice


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


BA, University of Alabama at Huntsville, summa cum laude

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


Alabama State Bar

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (ADLA)

Birmingham Bar Association

DRI- The Voice of the Defense Bar:

Retail and Hospitality Committee

Product Liability Committee


Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2020 – 2022

News Updates About Angel A. Croes

Darmer and Stokes Obtain Dismissal

Angel Darmer and Hannah Stokes of Carr Allison’s Birmingham (AL) office represented a well-established roofing and construction company in a bench trial in North Alabama. A customer alleged that roofing work performed by defendant caused water to damage the interior of his home. Defense counsel argued that the customer’s alleged […]

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Darmer, Ireland and Stokes Obtain Dismissal

Charlie Ireland, Angel Darmer, and Hannah Stokes of our Birmingham (AL) office successfully defended their client, a national automotive maintenance and repair company, in a binding arbitration hearing. The plaintiff was seeking damages for alleged breach of contract and conversion of a fleet vehicle. Defense counsel argued that an alleged […]

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Ireland, Driver and Darmer Secure Affirmation of Class Action Dismissal by the Alabama Supreme Court

Shareholders Glenn E. “Charlie” Ireland, Joseph H. Driver and Angel A. Darmer recently defeated class claims in a nationwide class action lawsuit  against their client, a full service asset recovery company.  The plaintiff filed the lawsuit as the representative of a putative nationwide class of individuals asserting claims pertaining to […]

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Darmer Named to 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers, Rising Stars list

Carr Allison is proud to announce that Shareholder Angel Darmer has been named to the 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers, Rising Stars list for Products Liability Defense. Angel is located in our Birmingham (AL) office where her litigation practice focuses on the defense of local, regional and national manufacturers, distributors, retailers […]

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Carr Allison Attorneys Defeat Class Action Claims

Shareholders Glenn E. “Charlie” Ireland and Angel A. Darmer have defeated class claims in a nationwide class action lawsuit pending in the Circuit Court of Shelby County, Alabama against their client, a full service asset recovery company.  The plaintiff filed the lawsuit as the representative of a purported nationwide class […]

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Darmer Presents at DRI Product Liability Conference

Angel A. Darmer of Carr Allison and Scott D. Raszeja of AEI Corporation co-presented at DRI’s Product Liability Conference in New Orleans on Friday, February 7, 2020.  The theme of their presentation was: The Ubiquitous Printed Circuit Board – Case Studies in Hardware Failure.   They provided attendees with an insider’s […]

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Carr Allison’s Darmer is Featured Speaker at AEI Event

Carr Allison Shareholder Angel A. Darmer (Birmingham, AL) spoke recently about product failure involving printed circuit boards during an Advanced Engineering Investigations (AEI) Corporation “Flashover Fridays” event in Littleton, Colorado.  Angel focused her remarks on the legal implications of printed circuit board failures with regard to product liability claims and […]

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Carr Allison Selects Six New Shareholders and Two New Counsel

Carr Allison is pleased to announce that Katy Beth Carr (Florence, AL), Sarah J. Cross and E. Glenn Smith, Jr. (Mobile, AL), Dixie Daimwood (Tallahassee, FL), and Angel A. Darmer and Sara Beth DeLisle (Birmingham, AL) have been named as Shareholders.  Carrie H. Bates (Birmingham, AL) and Pamela Springrose Hallford […]

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Retail and Hospitality Team Obtains Defense Verdict

Shareholder Glenn E. Ireland and Associate Angel A. Darmer recently obtained a defense verdict for a regional fast food chain in a jury trial held in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama. Plaintiff’s Complaint alleged claims of Assault and Battery, Negligent Supervision, and the Tort of Outrage against the […]

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