Joseph H. DriverShareholder


100 Vestavia Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35216


205-822-2057 (fax)

Professional Profile

Joseph H. Driver is a shareholder in Carr Allison’s Birmingham, Alabama office.  Joe heads up the firm’s Appellate Litigation group.  He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama.  In addition to his appellate practice, Joe handles cases involving general liability, premises liability, products liability, workers’ compensation, retaliatory discharge and other insurance defense.

Joe is a member of the Birmingham and Alabama State Bar Associations and the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association.  He is registered on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster and the Appellate Mediator Roster.  Joe speaks frequently about workers’ compensation and appellate issues and has been chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for several years in appellate practice and workers’ compensation.  He has also been included on the Mid South Super Lawyers list since 2017.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice


United States District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit


BS, Auburn University

JD, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, magna cum laude


Birmingham Bar Association

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

The Best Lawyers in America, 2011-2018

Mid South Super Lawyers, 2017-2018

Cumberland Law Review, 1991-1993

Curia Honoris

News Updates About Joseph H. Driver

Carr Allison Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

Mid-South Super Lawyers has recognized 16 Carr Allison attorneys for 2018.  Attorneys in the Birmingham, AL office are: Brett Adair (Employment & Labor) Russell Q. Allison (Transportation/Maritime) Charles F. Carr (Personal Injury General: Defense) Joseph H. Driver (Employment & Labor) Glenn E. Ireland (Class Action) Donald B. Kirkpatrick, II (Workers’ Compensation) Thomas L. Oliver, II (Transportation/Maritime) […]

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24 Carr Allison Attorneys Recognized by Best

Carr Allison is excited to announce that 24 attorneys, across three states, have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 for excellence in their respective practice areas.   In Alabama: · Birmingham office: o Brett Adair (Employment Law) o Russell Q. Allison (Insurance Law) o C. Steven Ball (Commercial […]

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17 Carr Allison Attorneys Recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers

Carr Allison congratulates 17 attorneys who have earned recognition from Mid-South Super Lawyers.  Ten attorneys have been selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list for 2017:  Brett Adair, Russell Q. Allison, Douglas Bagwell, Charles F. Carr, Joseph H. Driver, Glenn E. Ireland, Donald B. Kirkpatrick, II, Thomas L. Oliver, II, […]

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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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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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Retail and Hospitality Team Prevails

Shareholders Glenn E. Ireland, Joe Driver and Virginia Gambacurta recently obtained a ruling from the Alabama Supreme Court granting their Petition for Writ of Mandamus and directing the circuit court to dismiss Plaintiff’s Complaint, thereby disposing of all claims against their client, a national pharmacy chain. On August 26, 2015, […]

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