Defense verdict in favor of a railroad tie manufacturer on May 3, 2017, in Blount County, Alabama.
Since joining the firm in 2013, Bob Blackburn has concentrated his practice in the areas of product liability, construction litigation and general insurance litigation. Bob grew up with several family members in the legal profession and later worked as an insurer providing risk management in the construction industry prior to attending law school. This unique background gives Bob a thorough perspective on coverage issues and helps him to not only provide a solid defense, but also help to minimize future risks by offering sound policy decisions. Today, he routinely gives analysis and legal recommendations to insurance companies facing difficult questions concerning coverage. Fiercely competitive, Bob believes in focusing his efforts to establish real value for his clients.
When Bob is not working, you can find him rock climbing or spending quiet time gardening.
Bob earned his BA from The University of Alabama and his JD from The University of Alabama School of Law.
Bar & Court Admissions
Alabama State Bar
Supreme Court of Alabama
Northern, Middle and Southern U.S. District Courts
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Alabama Manufactured Housing Association
Birmingham Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Defense verdict in trial related to alleged food poisoning (February 2017)03
Summary judgment in Jefferson County on behalf of two Alabama-based corporations (October 2016)04
Summary judgment in workers’ compensation action.05
Summary judgment in medical malpractice case involving wrongful death action.06
Summary judgment in favor of multiple contractors regarding construction defects.07
Partial summary judgment in three separate medical malpractice actions.08
Second chair in trial defending contractor in Morgan County.09
Multiple summary judgments in premises liability actions.
Resources & News
Distinctions & Contributions
Participant, Birmingham Bar Association 2017 Future Leaders Forum02
Participant, 2016 Alabama Leadership Initiative03
Elected to Birmingham Bar Young Lawyer’s 2017 Executive Committee04
Elected to Birmingham Bar Young Lawyer’s 2016 Executive Committee05
Selected for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 2015 Birmingham’s Finest Award