James B. Newman

James B. Newman: Attorney with Helmsing, Leach, Herlong, Newman & Rouse, P.C. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Phi Kappa Phi. Member, Curia Honoris. Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, and Benchmark Litigation publications. Managing Editor, Cumberland Law Review, 1975-1976. Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge W. Brevard Hand, 1976-1977.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Fraud
  • Employment Litigation
  • First and Third Party Insurance Litigation
  • Product Liability Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(251) 432-5521  Phone
(251) 432-0633  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2767, Mobile, AL 36602
University Attended:
Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1970
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1976
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; U.S. District Court, Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Alabama and Northern District of Florida; 1976, Alabama
Mobile County and American Bar Associations; Alabama State Bar (Past President, Litigation Section); Alabama Defense Lawyer's Association (Past Director); Defense Research Institute.
Reported Cases:
Grantham v. First Union Home Equity Bank, 685 So. 2d 748 (Ala. Civ. App. 1996); Daugherty v. Mutual Life Ins. Co. of New York, 649 So. 2d. 857 (Ala. 1996); Ex Parte American National Property & Casualty 742 So. 2d 1212 (Ala. 1999); Clanton v. Inter.net Global, LLC, 435 F.3d 1319 (11th Cir. 2006); Colony Insurance Company v. Alabama Heat Exchangers, 23 So.3d 677 (Ala.Civ.App. 2009).
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
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Mobile, Alabama

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    The LaClede Building , 150 Government Street, Suite 2000
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