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Rob ArnwineShareholder


100 Vestavia Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35216


205-822-2057 (fax)

Professional Profile

Rob Arnwine is a shareholder in Carr Allison’s Birmingham, Alabama office.  He has a general defense practice with special emphasis on trucking litigation.  An experienced litigator in both state and federal court, he has litigated a broad range of cases including wrongful death, professional liability, termite damage, premises liability and products liability.  Rob has also drafted appeals to the Alabama Supreme Court and the Eleventh Circuit for the United States Court of Appeals.

Rob graduated cum laude, with his Bachelor of Arts from Mississippi State University and earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law.  Prior to law school, Rob served as a commissioned officer in the United States Navy.  He deployed overseas aboard the USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN-71) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and was stationed for two years in Washington, D.C. as a financial analyst with the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program.

Speaking Engagements:

• Tort Law Conference for Alabama Attorneys, Speaker

2016-2018 – Obtaining and using cell phone records in discovery

2014 – Using expert testimony to establish medical causation

• CLM Transportation Conference, Speaker, 2014, “What the Driver Sees, or Doesn’t See, at Night”
• ADLA Annual Meeting, Speaker, 2014
• CLE Webinar presented by M. Lee Smith Publishers, Presenter, 2014-2016



• Spring 2018, ADLA Journal, “Locating the Bessemer Division”

• Fall 2013, ADLA Journal, “Expert Testimony on Medical Causation: When ‘Possibly Caused’ is Good Enough”


Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice


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

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit


BA, Mississippi State University, cum laude

JD, University of Alabama School of Law, cum laude


Alabama Defense Lawyer’s Association

Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2017-2019

News Updates About Rob Arnwine

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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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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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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Arnwine Obtains Favorable Ruling on Appeal

The Alabama Supreme Court has overturned a $550,000.00 default judgment after finding that the trial court exceeded its discretion in denying a motion to set aside a default judgment.  The case concerns a 2012 accident that occurred while a logging truck was backing into a residential driveway.  A complaint filed […]

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Arnwine to Speak at Tort Law Conference

Rob Arnwine, Counsel in the Birmingham office, will present at the 2016 Alabama Tort Law Conference Friday, September, 16, 2016, addressing the use of cell phone records in civil litigation.  The hour will cover the type of cellular information available, how to obtain the information in discovery, how to get […]

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Arnwine Presents Webinar Addressing Use of Cell Phone Records

Rob Arnwine, Counsel in the Birmingham office, is presenting a webinar Thursday, March 24th for Alabama attorneys, which will address the use of cell phone records in civil litigation. During the webinar, Rob will discuss the type of cellular information available, how to obtain the information in discovery, how to […]

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Carr Allison welcomes Rob Arnwine

Carr Allison is pleased to welcome Rob Arnwine to the firm. He joins our Birmingham team as Counsel. Rob’s practice focuses on personal injury and insurance defense with special emphasis on trucking litigation. He earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law where he […]

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