William A. Austill

William A. Austill: Attorney with Austill Lewis Pipkin & Maddox PC AV stamp icon
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Member, Cumberland Law Review, 1987. Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award, Alabama Civil Procedure; American Jurisprudence Award, Federal Civil Procedure.

Areas of Practice (56)

  • Insurance Defense
  • Trial Practice
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Tort Defense
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Products Liability Defense
  • General Liability Defense
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Appeals
  • Workers Compensation
  • Motor Carrier Defense
  • Property Damage Defense
  • Class Action Defense
  • Workers Compensation Appeals
  • Workers Compensation Defense
  • Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance Coverage
  • Automobile Liability
  • Casualty Insurance
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Excess Coverage
  • First and Third Party Insurance
  • General Liability
  • Indemnity
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Defense
  • Insurance Arbitration
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Insurance Mediation
  • Personal Liability
  • Property Damage
  • Property Insurance
  • Property Insurance Coverage
  • Subrogation
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists Arbitration
  • Automobile Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • Casualty Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Insurance Defense
  • First Party Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Bad Faith Defense
  • Insurance Coverage Defense
  • Insurance Fraud Defense
  • Personal Liability Defense
  • Property Insurance Defense
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Negligence Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205-314-1001  Phone
205-870-3768  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 11927, Birmingham, AL 35202-1927
University Attended:
University of Alabama, B.A., Accounting, 1983
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law, J.D., American Jurisprudence Award in both Alabama Civil Procedure and Federal Civil Procedure, 1987
Year of First Admission:
1988, U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Alabama; 1987, Alabama
Alabama State Bar; American Transportation Association; Transportation Lawyers Association; Birmingham Bar Association; Alabama Defense Lawyer's Association; Defense Research Institute; Alabama Claims Association; Alabama Workers' Compensation Organization; Workmen's Compensation Claims Association (Chairman, Legislative Committee, 1995-1996); Atlanta Claims Association; Alabama Self Insured's Association.
Birth Information:
Mobile, Alabama, 1960
Reported Cases:
Sasser v. Ryder Truck Rental, 2008 WL 45736 (M.D.Ala., 2008); Edwards Motors, Inc. v. Hudgins, -- So.2d -- 2006 WL 298690, Ala., October 20, 2006 (1051023); Kohler Co., Inc. v. Miller, 921 So.2d 436 (Ala. Civ. App. 2005); Ex parte Gray, 898 So.2d 760 (Ala. 2004); Fireman's Fund Ins. Co. v. Gray, 898 So. 2d 753 (Ala. Civ. App. 2004); Mastec North America, Inc. v. Holton, 886 So.2d 87 (Ala. Civ. App. 2004); Ex parte Holton, 886 So.2d 83 (Ala. 2003); Mastec North America, Inc. v. Holton, 886 So.2d 79 (Ala. Civ. App. 2002); Landstar Ranger v. Kent, 828 So.2d 322 (Ala. Civ. App. 2002); Steadman v. Central Alabama Title Co., Inc., 812 So.2d 296 (Ala. Civ. App. 2001); Ex parte Steadman, 812 So.2d 290 (Ala. 2001); American Termite & Pest Control, Inc. v. Riley, 775 So. 2d 179 (Ala. 2000); Smith v. State Farm Ins. Co., 730 So.2d 125 (Ala. 1999); Ex Parte Boles, 720 So.2d 911 (Ala 1998); Glenn v. Flowers Specialty Foods of Mont., Inc., 718 So.2d 1137 (Ala. Civ. App. 1998); Lee v. Burdette, 715 So.2d 804 (Ala 1998); Underwood v. Mid-South Steel, Inc.,(No. AV 93000499) (Opinion rendered Sept. 2, 1994); Ex parte Ellenburg, 627 So.2d 398 (Ala. 1993); Rogers v. Flowers Specialty Foods, Inc., 621 So.2d 1339 (Ala.Civ.App. 1993); Patrick v. Femco Southeast,Inc., 590 So.2d 259 (Ala. 1991); Daubert Coated Products, Inc. v. Twilley, 589 So.2d 733 (Ala.Civ.App. 1991); Phillips v. J.H. Transport, Inc., 565 So.2d 66 (Ala.1990); Renfroe v. Goldkist, Inc., 559 So.2d 61 (Ala. Civ. App. 1990); Goldkist, Inc. v. Jones, 537 So.2d 39 (Ala. Civ. App. 1988); Goldkist, Inc. v. Oliver, 526 So.2d 588 (Ala.Civ.App. 1988).
Hobbies & interests:
Hunting, fishing, kayaking, golf, snowboarding, skiing, sailing, fly fishing

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