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22 Inverness Center Parkway Suite 600
Birmingham, AL 35242

(205) 949-3735 (direct)
(205) 949-3788 (fax)
mjd@phm-law.com

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M. Jeremy Dotson

Profile

  • Practice Devoted to Defense Litigation

Practice Areas:

  • Products Liability
  • Automobile Accident Liability
  • Trucking Law
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Insurance and General Liability Defense

Education:

  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, B.S. in Political Science (2000)
    • Phi Delta Theta Fraternity (Chapter President, Risk Manager and Recruiting Chair)
    • University Mock Trial Team, founding member
  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, J.D. (2003)
    • National Mock Trial Team
    • Trial Advocacy Board, member
    • Phi Alpha Delta

Admissions:

  • Alabama State Bar
  • All U.S. District Courts in Alabama

Professional Affiliations:

  • Alabama Bar Association;
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers’ Associationv
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
    • Products Liability Committee
    • Trucking Law Committee
    • Trial Tactics Committee

Appellate Decisions:

  • Ex parte Ford Motor Co., 47 So.3d 234 (Ala. 2010);
  • Ford Motor Co. v. Duckett, 70 So.3d 1177 (Ala. 2011);
  • Ex parte Ford Motor Co., 73 So.3d 597 (Ala. 2011)

Jeremy Dotson is a partner in the firm who has represented and successfully defended a wide array of clients during his career, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to local individuals and startup businesses, at both the trial and appellate level. Mr. Dotson’s practice has primarily focused on the defense of automobile and recreational vehicle manufacturers and dealerships, industrial and heavy equipment manufacturers, trucking companies and their drivers, construction companies, physicians, hospitals and their nursing staff, insured drivers involved in automobile accidents, insurance companies, and other individuals and companies who have been sued in wrongful death or catastrophic injury cases throughout Alabama and the Southeast.

Outside of the practice of law, Mr. Dotson enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, playing golf and watching Kentucky football and basketball. Originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee, he and his family now live in Vestavia Hills and attend Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church