Jonathan R. MaplesShareholder


6251 Monroe Street
Suite 200
Daphne, AL 36526


251.626.8928 (fax)

Professional Profile

Jonathan is a shareholder in the firm’s Mobile (AL) office and has developed a diverse practice over the course of his career. Focusing on professional liability matters (representing the interests of accountants, title agents, etc.), business/commercial issues (including navigating employment claims, business disputes, contractual disputes, business torts, trade secret claims, etc.) and construction defect litigation, Jonathan also handles a variety of general liability matters. He routinely practices in both federal and state courts within Alabama and provides counsel to clients on matters outside of litigation.

Jonathan obtained his undergraduate degree in accounting from the Culverhouse School of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of Alabama. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law. Jonathan is a member of the Alabama State Bar Association, Mobile Bar Association, Baldwin County Bar Association, and the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association. Jonathan previously served as the President of the Mobile Young Lawyers. He also served on the board of the Mobile Bar Foundation.

In addition to his legal work, Jonathan is involved in philanthropic endeavors in his community. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Dearborn YMCA, one of three remaining heritage YMCAs. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Hope Boxing Academy.

Jonathan spends his free time cooking gumbo and being a dad.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice


US District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama

US Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

US Supreme Court


BS, University of Alabama

JD, University of Alabama School of Law


Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Baldwin County Bar Association

Mobile Bar Association

Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Mobile

Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute

News Updates About Jonathan R. Maples

Maples Obtains Summary Judgment

  Jonathan Maples of our Mobile, AL office obtained summary judgment in favor of a local marina operator and yacht broker that had been sued under theories of actual and apparent agency related to the delivery of a sailing vessel. The plaintiff alleged that he purchased a sailing vessel through […]

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Maples Obtains Summary Judgment in ADA Discrimination Claim

Jonathan Maples, a shareholder in Carr Allison’s Mobile, Alabama office, obtained summary judgment for an industrial contractor in an ADA claim filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama. Plaintiff initiated the lawsuit alleging that he was discriminated against when an offer of employment was […]

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New DOL Overtime Rule in Effect Jan 1, 2020

As expected, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule on September 24, 2019 regarding salaried employees and overtime pay.  Effective January 1, 2020, employees who make less than $35,568 per year are eligible for overtime pay. Under the new rule, to be exempt from overtime pay […]

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Houston and Maples Successful in Appeal to Supreme Court of Alabama

Shareholders Heather M. Houston and Jonathan R. Maples of Carr Allison’s Mobile, AL office successfully petitioned the Supreme Court of Alabama to order the trial court to dismiss all claims against their client, a roadway sweeping contractor, based upon the applicable statute of limitations.  Houston and Maples successfully argued that […]

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Carr Allison Selects Seven New Shareholders and Three New Counsel

Carr Allison is pleased to announce that Rob Arnwine, Jennifer Smith Baker, Carrie Hodge Bates, Michael C. Guarino and Jeffrey G. Miller (Birmingham, AL), Pamela Springrose Hallford (Dothan, AL) and Jonathan R. Maples (Mobile, AL) have been named as Shareholders.  Kevin Blodgett and Todd C. Hunter, Jr. (Tallahassee, FL) and […]

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