Carr Allison’s appellate group is led by an experienced core of trial attorneys who have made the art of advocacy their area of expertise. Our appellate group utilizes its unique advocacy skills and persuasive abilities in handling appeals on behalf of our clients in state and federal courts. We have successfully prosecuted and defended appeals of cases we have handled through judgment, as well as interlocutory appeals and applications for extraordinary writs.

In addition, Carr Allison’s appellate attorneys are often asked to assist with appeals and retrials of cases initially tried by other counsel. Our attorneys have also been involved with submitting amicus curiae briefs on important legal issues.

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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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National Labor Relations Board Ruling on Joint Employer Liability

On December 14, 2017, in Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors, Ltd., the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) overturned an Obama-era rule that held employers potentially liable for labor-law violations committed by their franchisees and subcontractors absent direct control over the terms and conditions of employment.  Prior to the decision in Hy-Brand, a […]

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Nixon Prevails for Defense

Faith Nixon of Carr Allison’s Mobile, Alabama office successfully defended her client in a circuit court jury trial in Baldwin County, Alabama.  The Plaintiff claimed that construction work on the client’s property caused his retaining wall to fail during a flood.  He also asserted a claim for continuing trespass of […]

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