Jess S. Boone

Jess S. Boone: Attorney with Friedman, Dazzio, Zulanas & Bowling, P.C.

Biography

Jess Boone has a civil litigation practice. He handles cases at the trial court and appellate court levels. Jess holds an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating for an attorney bestowed by that organization.

Jess handles a variety of matters, including products liability, insurance coverage, motor carrier liability, liquor liability, contractual disputes and construction claims. Jess regularly defends motor carriers, product distributors, manufacturers and alcohol vendors in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. Additionally, Jess represents surface mining companies, quarry operators, explosives manufacturers and blasting contractors. He defends these companies and advises them on risk management practices, operational liability and regulatory compliance.

In his insurance practice, Jess counsels insurance companies regarding coverage matters, claims handling procedures and contractual obligations. He focuses on defending insurance companies in bad faith and coverage litigation, as well as prosecuting declaratory judgment actions and subrogation recoveries. Jess handles matters arising under a variety of insurance products, including commercial, personal, property, life and health insurance policies.

Jess is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and the University of Alabama School of Law. While in law school, Jess was a member of the ATLA National Trial Team. He is a member of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute, and International Society of Explosives Engineers. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Alabama, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Transportation
  • Liquor Liability
  • Construction
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Blasting and Explosives Litigation
  • Mining and Quarry Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
Mailing Address:
3800 Corporate Woods Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35242
University Attended:
Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1995
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1998
Year of First admission:
1998
Admission:
1998, Alabama and U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Memberships:
Birmingham Bar Association; Alabama State Bar; Alabama Defense Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute.
ISLN:
913733859

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (15)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
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    4.9/5.0
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    4.9/5.0
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  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • Jess S. Boone

    5.0/5.0 by a Other Legal Professional on 12/04/12 in Torts on 12/04/12

    Mr. Boone exhibits the finest example of ethical representation in the legal profession. He is a credit to the law and its practice.

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    Mr. Boone exhibits the finest example of ethical representation in the legal profession. He is a credit to the law and its practice.

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Jess S. Boone

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/05/12 in Litigation on 11/05/12

    Jess has an excellent practice handling complex cases. He does a great job representing his clients. He is knowledgeable and well versed in the law and experienced with c...

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    Jess has an excellent practice handling complex cases. He does a great job representing his clients. He is knowledgeable and well versed in the law and experienced with courtroom and deposition practice.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Jess S. Boone

    5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 04/09/14 in Defense Litigation on 04/09/14

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Jess S. Boone

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/04/12 in Personal Injury on 12/04/12

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Jess S. Boone

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 11/19/12 in Litigation on 11/19/12

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Jess S. Boone

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/12/12 in Litigation on 11/12/12

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Jess S. Boone

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/10/12 in Civil Litigation on 11/10/12

    Jess is one of the most ethical and knowledgeable lawyers I have worked with. He is an AV lawyer. Very good lawyer with excellent trial skills.

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    Jess is one of the most ethical and knowledgeable lawyers I have worked with. He is an AV lawyer. Very good lawyer with excellent trial skills.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Jess S. Boone

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/06/12 in Defense Litigation on 11/06/12

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Jess S. Boone

    5.0/5.0 by a Associate/Assistant General Counsel on 11/05/12 in Litigation on 11/05/12

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Jess S. Boone

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/02/12 in General Practice on 11/02/12

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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