James L. Pattillo

James L. Pattillo: Attorney with Christian & Small LLP
  • Partner at Christian & Small LLP (31 Attorneys)
  • Financial Center, 505 North Twentieth Street, Suite 1800, Birmingham, AL 35203-2605
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Mr. Pattillo has tried over 50 cases to verdict in courts throughout Alabama. He practices in the areas of insurance coverage and bad faith, professional liability, product liability, transportation, and mass and toxic torts. Mr. Pattillo was honored to be named as an Alabama Super Lawyer in 2011 and 2012 and listed in Birmingham Magazine’s “Top Attorneys” in 2012 and 2013. He is the chair of the Defense Research Institute’s Young Lawyers Committee and was a featured presenter at DRI’s 2010 Annual Meeting. He is also a regular columnist for Claims Management magazine. He serves on the Associate Board of the Alabama Policy Institute and is a frequent speaker and commentator on legal issues.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Transportation Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
866-508-1891  Phone
205-250-6647  Phone
University Attended:
Furman University, B.A., 1997; University of Florida, M.A.M.C., 1999
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 2002
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; All U.S. District Courts in Alabama; 2002, Alabama
Birmingham Bar Association; Alabama State Bar; Alabama Defense Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute.
Birth Information:
Gainesvillle, Florida, April 10, 1974

Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 (1 review)
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