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Jeffrey G. Blackwell

Jeffrey G. Blackwell

 
  • Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Products Liability
  • Alabama
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Lawyer Rating and Reviews
Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Jennifer L. McKown
Reviewed by Jennifer L. McKown September 16, 2021
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I have worked on cases with Jeff for many years. He listens to his clients. He is able to take complicated legal issues, analyze them and present them in a way that is easily understood. He is a very effective advocate for his clients. He works tirelessly to get his clients the maximum compensation available. He has tried and won cases in courts across Alabama. He has also won numerous cases on appeal to the Alabama Supreme Court.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague
  • Friend

After graduating from law school, I worked a one year clerkship with a local Madison County Circuit Court Judge. At the end of my clerkship, I accepted a job as a trial attorney with a Huntsville law firm. Jeff was one of the partners in that firm. When Jeff later left to start his own law firm in 2016, he offered me a position as a trial attorney with his new firm. I accepted. Over the years, I have worked with Jeff on countless cases involving serious accidents and trials.

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client

I have worked with Jeff on cases for many years. He works tirelessly to help his clients. He has tried cases in courts across Alabama. He has also represented numerous clients in cases on appeal before the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals and the Alabama Supreme Court.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
I have worked with Jeff on cases from 2000 / 2001 to the present. For the last twenty years, I have worked with Jeff on cases involving seriously injured people across Alabama.
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

Jeff is very effective. He is able to listen and quickly comprehend complicated legal issues. He is very effective at telling his client's story.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

At my prior firm, whenever one of the attorneys had a complicated legal issue, they would consult Jeff. He also reviewed and approved all briefs on appeals to the Alabama Supreme Court. Jeff handled a variety of injury cases. But, the other firm members routinely asked him to handle the firm's complex cases. He was the go-to person at that firm whenever an attorney needed an answer for a legal issue. Jeff is also routinely asked to speak at legal seminars involving personal injury issues.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Jeff is able to analyze complex legal issues and present them in any forum. He is routinely consulted by other attorneys on cases involving complicated issues. He was the go-to person at my prior law firm whenever an attorney faced a complicated legal issue.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Jeff is an excellent communicator for his clients. He is able to take complicated issues and present the story of the case. Both in trial and in written briefs, he is able to tell the stories of his clients.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Jeff has the highest ethical standards. Other lawyers often consult him on complicated issues of legal responsibilities.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Car and Truck Accident Cases, Defective Product Cases, Workers' Compensation Trials, Traumatic Brain Injury Cases, Breach Of Trust Cases, Mass Tort Cases.
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Appeals
  • Client Relations
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral Argument
  • Trials
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes