Craig W. GoolsbyShareholder


6251 Monroe Street
Suite 200
Daphne, AL 36526


251-626-8928 (fax)

Professional Profile

Mr. Craig Goolsby concentrates his practice in Carr Allison’s complex litigation, products liability, premises liability and construction groups. He practices in the firm’s Mobile, Alabama office. Mr. Goolsby graduated from Cumberland School of Law in 1988, and is currently licensed to practice in state and federal courts in Alabama. Having tried well over one hundred jury trials in twenty of Alabama’s sixty-seven counties, the Alabama Jury Verdict Reporter recognizes Mr. Goolsby frequently as one of the most prolific trial counsel in the State of Alabama. After serving as lead counsel for Carr Allison’s trial team in 2001, he received Wal-Mart’s “Most Jury Trial Wins” (17). In addition to traditional lawsuits arising from retail circumstances, Mr. Goolsby deals with complex litigation, product’s liability, pharmacy malpractice, and commercial litigation disputes. In addition, he is a graduate of the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy and was rated “AV” by Martindale Hubbell.

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BA, University of Alabama at Birmingham

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


Mobile Bar Association

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association


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