Jonathan R. MaplesShareholder


6251 Monroe Street
Suite 200
Daphne, AL 36526


251.626.8928 (fax)

Professional Profile

Jonathan R. Maples is a shareholder in the Mobile (AL) office of Carr Allison.  His practice includes the defense of labor and employment claims, professional liability claims and a broad range of personal injury defense, including claims sounding in product liability, premises liability and admiralty law.  Jonathan’s labor and employment and professional liability practice includes representing employers and businesses in state and federal court, as well as during investigations by governmental agencies.  His maritime law practice includes defense of both blue-water and brown-water claims, whether arising from commercial or recreational boating activities.  In addition to defense work, Jonathan also provides insurance coverage analysis for commercial, residential and marine policies.

Jonathan obtained his undergraduate degree in accounting from the Culverhouse School of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of Alabama.  He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law.

Jonathan is a member of the Alabama State Bar, the Baldwin County Bar Association and the Mobile Bar Association.  He also belongs to the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute and the Propeller Club for the Port of Mobile.  As a member of the Mobile Bar Association, Jonathan previously served as president of the Mobile Young Lawyers and the Mobile Bar Association Executive Committee.  He also served on the board for the Mobile Bar Foundation.

In addition to traveling with his wife, Jonathan enjoys spending time away from work reading, playing golf or boating.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice


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

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

United States Supreme Court


BS, University of Alabama

JD, University of Alabama School of Law


Mobile Bar Association

Baldwin County Bar Association

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (SEALI)

Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Mobile

News Updates About Jonathan R. Maples

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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