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Mr. Cox began practicing with the firm in the Summer of 2010 as a clerk, was invited to join the firm as an associate when he graduated law school in May of 2011, and became a partner in 2016. Since joining the firm, Mr. Cox has quickly gained significant practical experience in all phases of litigation (including trial and appeal) and in a variety of areas of the law. Joseph’s hard work and dedication to his clients’ interests have consistently led to excellent results.  Joseph Cox is listed in Best Lawyers® for 2018.

Areas of Law

  • General Litigation
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Banking Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Fraud
  • Probate

Representative Matters

  • Defense of numerous automobile, premises liability, and other insured matters in Tuscaloosa County and throughout West Alabama
  • Litigation and First Chair Jury trial for client in commercial construction dispute in Tuscaloosa County Circuit Court; Result: Verdict for client
  • Litigation and First Chair Jury trial representing former restaurant employees in federal court under the FLSA (N.D. Ala., W. Div.); Result: Favorable settlement during trial
  • Appellate work before the Alabama Supreme Court and Court of Civil Appeals including multiple successful mandamus petitions
  • Litigation and motion practice of bad faith suits on behalf of insurers and insureds in Tuscaloosa County and West Alabama
  • Defense of construction subcontractor in fraud/conversion case in Shelby County Circuit Court resulting in nuisance settlement
  • Regular ongoing representation of apartment community handling various landlord-tenant and related issues including necessary court filings
  • Representation of plaintiffs and defendants in suits involving will contests
  • Representation of plaintiffs and defendants in suits involving real estate disputes
  • Insurance coverage litigation
  • Preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Deeds; Probate of Estates
  • Prosecution and defense of numerous fraud cases
  • Ongoing representation of physician practice and associated ambulatory surgical center
  • Bench trials, district court and small claims court trials

Associations

  • Tuscaloosa County Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

 

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