Joseph E. B. Stewart

Joseph E. B. Stewart: Attorney with Austill Lewis Pipkin & Maddox PC

Biography

Member: ABA Moot Court National Team, 1997; Moot Court Board, 1996-1998. Cordell Hull Teaching Fellow, 1996-1997. Recipient: Richard & Margaret Peters Academic Scholarship, 1996-1998; Winner, Justice Janie Shores Summer Moot Court Competition, 1996; Winner, Donworth Freshman Moot Court Competition, 1996. Associate Editor, 1997-1998 and Member, 1996-1997, Cumberland Law Review. Publications: "Classification Limitations in Liability Insurance Policies: An Exclusion tied to the Insured's Operations," Featured Article, DRI Today Online, June 9, 2011; "The Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing Coverage Opinions," DRI Today Online Blog Post, June 9, 2011; Alabama Law Update, Richard W. Lewis & Joseph E. B. Stewart (1999-2009); "An Outsider's View of Rickwood Field: A Three Part Journey," The Rickwood Times, p. 2 (June 1, 2011, Vol. 16, Ed. 16); "Defending an Insured in a Criminal Case: The Circumstances Under Which an Insurer Should Assume This Duty," Coast to Coast Quarterly: Transportation and Insurance Newsletter, Vol. 1 (Summer 2005). Co-Author: "Alabama Law Concerning Spoliation of Evidence," (May 10, 2001); "Principal's Agency and Punitive Damage Liability in Light of Daisy Johnson II," Richard W. Lewis & Joseph E. B. Stewart (2000).

1996-1997. Recipient: Richard & Margaret Peters Academic Scholarship, 1996-1998; Winner, Justice Janie Shores Summer Moot Court Competition, 1996; Winner, Donworth Freshman Moot Court Competition, 1996. Associate Editor, 1997-1998 and Member, 1996-1997, Cumberland Law Review. Publications: "Classification Limitations in Liability Insurance Policies: An Exclusion tied to the Insured's Operations," Featured Article, DRI Today Online, June 9, 2011; "The Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing Coverage Opinions," DRI Today Online Blog Post, June 9, 2011; Alabama Law Update, Richard W. Lewis & Joseph E. B. Stewart (1999-2009); "An Outsider's View of Rickwood Field: A Three Part Journey," The Rickwood Times, p. 2 (June 1, 2011, Vol. 16, Ed. 16); "Defending an Insured in a Criminal Case: The Circumstances Under Which an Insurer Should Assume This Duty," Coast to Coast Quarterly: Transportation and Insurance Newsletter, Vol. 1 (Summer 2005). Co-Author: "Alabama Law Concerning Spoliation of Evidence," (May 10, 2001); "Principal's Agency and Punitive Damage Liability in Light of Daisy Johnson II," Richard W. Lewis & Joseph E. B. Stewart (2000).

Areas of Practice (30)

  • Civil Practice
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Insurance Defense
  • Construction Liability
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Litigation
  • General Liability
  • Construction Insurance
  • Excess Coverage
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Defense
  • Insurance Bad Faith Defense
  • Fraud and Deceit
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists
  • Truck Accidents
  • Trucking Law
  • Trucking Liability
  • Transportation
  • Motor Carrier Defense
  • Motor Carrier Liability
  • Class Action Defense
  • Toxic Tort Defense
  • General Liability Defense
  • Appellate Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205-870-3767 ext. 103  Phone
205-240-2071  Cell Phone
205-870-3768  Fax
www.maplaw.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 11927, Birmingham, AL 35202-1927
University Attended:
Randolph-Macon College, B.A., 1990
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1998
Year of First admission:
1998
Admission:
1998, Alabama and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; 1999, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 2000, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Memberships:
Alabama State Bar; Defense Research Institute (DRI) (Member, Insurance Law Committee; Member Commercial General Liability Subcommittee); Council on Litigation Management (CLM); Alabama Defense Lawyer's Association (ADLA); Birmingham Bar Association; Montgomery Claims Association; Friends of Rickwood (Member, Board of Directors).
Birth Information:
Lexington, Virginia, 1967
Reported Cases:
Great American Ins. Co. v. Jefferson County Com'n, 776 F.Supp.2d (N.D. Ala. 2010); Ex parte Vega, 65 So. 3d 886 (Ala. 2010); Canal Ins. Co. v. U.S. Fire Ins., [CV-04-0094-KD-C], Not Reported in F.Supp. 2d, 2007 WL 1266351 (S.D. Ala. May 01, 2007); King v. Cape, 907 So. 2d 1066 (Ala. Civ. App. 2005); Kaufmann & Associates, Inc. v. Davis, 908 So. 2d 246 (Ala. Civ. App. 2004); Nicholson v. McCabe, [CV-02-H-1107-S.], Not Reported in F.Supp. 2d, 2003 WL 25676476 and 2003 WL 25676474 (N.D. Ala. 2003); Poplin v. Bestway Express, 286 F. Supp 2d 1316 (M.D. 2003); Royal Ins. Co. of America, Inc. v. Whitaker Contracting Corp., 295 F.3d 1381 (11th Cir. 2002); Royal Ins. Co. of America, Inc. v. Whitaker Contracting Corp., 824 So. 2d 747 (Ala. 2002) (on a certified question from the Eleventh Circuit); Royal Ins. Co. of America, Inc. v. Whitaker Contracting Corp., 242 F.3d 1035 (11th Cir. 2001); Landstar Ranger v. Kent, 828 So. 2d 322 (Ala. Civ. App. 2002); Canal Insurance Company v. M&G Tank Lines, Inc., [CV-00-0183-AH-L], Not Reported in F.Supp. 2d, 2001 WL 530450 (S. D. Ala. 2001); American Termite & Pest Control, Inc. v. Riley, 775 So. 2d 179 (Ala. 2000).
ISLN:
914471323

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 (19 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.7/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 01/11/13 in Civil Litigation

    Mr. Stewart is one of the finest lawyers I know who possesses the utmost legal skill. He is deserving of an "AV" rating.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 01/29/13 in Insurance Coverage Defense

    Joseph has thorough and extensive legal knowledge in his area of practice He is a sought out presenter and trusted source of legal opinions.

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