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B. Kristian W Rasmussen III

B. Kristian W Rasmussen III

Trusted Alabama Litigation Lawyer
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • Alabama, Florida
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Summary

Kristian Rasmussen’s reason for becoming a lawyer is simple: he has a passion for helping people. Kristian began his legal career as a Judge Advocate General officer in the U.S. Navy. His time serving as a JAG officer affirmed his belief that as a lawyer he could truly help people.

Kristian has practiced law since 1999, and has been at Cory Watson Attorneys since 2007. He sees the law as the great equalizer for honest, ordinary people who have been injured by the actions of large corporations. Kristian is keenly focused on his clients, taking his work personally as he strives to represent each client as he would represent one of his own family members.

His accomplishments have earned Kristian a reputation as a skilled legal advocate who practices with the highest degree of integrity. Early in his career, Kristian was appointed by U.S. District Judge Ivan Lemelle at age 28 to be co-lead trial counsel in a large multistate consumer class action. That same year, U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer appointed Kristian to help lead a large multidistrict litigation helping thousands of individuals from across the country. Kristian has also won multiple million dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients.

While Kristian’s courtroom experience is impressive, he makes time for fun outside of work. With three kids and two dogs, his home life is just as busy as his work life. During the school year, you’ll find him on the sidelines coaching one of the teams for his kids’ sporting events. They also enjoy hiking, hunting, and trips to the beach.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Class Actions (Consumer Litigation)
  • Mass-Torts (Pharmaceutical)
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Attorney Kristian Rasmussen always offers 100% FREE consultations.
  • Contingent Fees
    Cory Watson Attorneys accepts clients on a contingency fee basis.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Florida
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney at Law - Shareholder
Cory Watson Attorneys
Current
Education
The Citadel
B.A.
Naval War College
Mississippi College School of Law
J.D. (2011)
Awards
Selected "Top 100 Trial Lawyers"
The American Trial Lawyers Association
Trial Advocacy Award
New York City Bar Association
Judicial Nominating Commission
First Judicial Circuit, Florida
Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar # 1068R64R
Member
Current
The Florida Bar # 229430
Member
Current
Judicial Nominating Commission, Florida First Judicial Circuit
Current
American Association for Justice
Chair of Chantix Litigation Group; former Co-chair of the VIOXX / Cox-2 Litigation Group
Current
Florida Justice Association
Current
Alabama Association for Justice
Current
Birmingham Bar Association
Current
Escambia / Santa Rosa County Bar Association
Current
First Judicial Circuit Trial Lawyers Association
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
"Chantix: The Next Mass Tort"
AAJ, Section on Toxic, Environmental & Pharmaceutical Torts; Vol. 15, No. 2, Spring 2008
"Farm Bill Opens Door for Disadvantaged Farmers"
AAJ, Civil Rights, Vol. 16, No. 1, Fall 2008
Bextra - No Different Than Vioxx
ATLA, Section on Toxic and Environmental Torts, Vol. 12, No. 2, Spring 2005
Websites & Blogs
Website
Birmingham Injury Lawyers
Website
Alabama Drug Injury Lawyer Kristian Rasmussen
Blog
Legal Industry News, Local Accidents, Product Recalls & More
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Contact & Map
Cory Watson Attorneys
2131 Magnolia Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205
USA
Toll-Free: (877) 562-0000
Telephone: (205) 328-7000
Fax: (205) 324-7896