Joseph E. Stott

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  • Senior Partner at Stott & Harrington, P.C. (2 Attorneys)
  • 2637 Valleydale Road, Suite 100, Birmingham, AL 35244
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Joe Stott is a Martindale-Hubbell PREEMINENT A-V rated litigation attorney with over 22 years of experience practicing in civil defense, with a focus on professional liability, premises liability, and employment practices liability, as well as general civil litigation.

A seasoned trial attorney, Joe has tried more than 50 cases to verdict, including both state and federal courts, jury and non-jury, as well as numerous arbitration proceedings.

Joe has represented more than 150 attorneys and law firms in Alabama and surrounding states. He has also represented dozens of accountants and accounting practices, physicians and medical practices, real estate agents, mortgage brokers, and many other professionals.

Joe also has a strong background in premises liability, having represented numerous large corporations and retailers as well as small and medium sized businesses. Premises liability has been a regular aspect of Joe's practice for more than 20 years, with numerous jury trials in this area.

Joe is also experienced in employment practices defense, providing both litigation and consultation support to dozens of businesses and insurance companies. Joe also handles most types of general civil litigation, representing corporations and insurance companies throughout the state of Alabama.

Joe has also successfully handled numerous appeals in both state and federal appellate courts, with an exemplary track record.


Birmingham Bar Association; Shelby County Bar Association; State Bar of Alabama, State Bar of Georgia; American Bar Association; Alabama Defense Lawyers Association; American Trial Lawyers Association

Areas of Practice (16)

  • Civil Defense Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Civil Practice
  • Professional Liability
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Transportation Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Appellate Practice
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Labor and Employment
  • Libel, Slander and Defamation
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205-573-0500  Phone
University Attended:
University of Alabama, B.A., 1992
Law School Attended:
University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1995
Year of First Admission:
1995, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia; 1996, Alabama; 1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1995, Georgia; 1996, U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Alabama
Birmingham Bar Association; Shelby County Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia; American Bar Association; Alabama Claims Association; American Trial Lawyers Association
Birth Information:
Jacksonville, Florida, January 16, 1969
Reported Cases:
Ex parte Meadowcraft Industries, Inc., 817 So.2d 702, (Ala., 2001); Schneider Nat. Carriers, Inc. v. Tinney, 776 So.2d 753, (Ala., 2000); Tyree v. Harbor Freight Tools Co., 153 F.Supp.2d 1285, (M.D.Ala., 2001).

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