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James Hart Wettermark

James Hart Wettermark

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Trucking Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Brain Injury, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Personal Injury: 35%
    37 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Car Accidents: 20%
    37 years, 300 cases
  3. Trucking Accident: 15%
    37 years, 120 cases
  4. Brain Injury: 10%
    37 years, 25 cases
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Contingent (25-40%)

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Contact Info

2101 Highland Avenue South
Birmingham, AL, 35205



GAActive Member in Good Standing 199108/22/2015
ALAuthorized to practice law197808/11/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Register Of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale Hubbell2008
Alabama Super LawyerSuperLawyer2007
Designated Legal CounselUnited Transportation Union2005
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward White1998
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell1980
Winning TeamUniversity of Alabama Moot Court Competition1978
Student Work EditorUniversity of Alabama Law Review1977

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney/PartnerWettermark Holland & Keith LLC2003 - Present
Attorney/PartnerBurge & Wettermark P.C.1978 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Rail Labor AttorneysMember2000 - Present
Roscoe Pound FoundationMember2000 - 2002
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1991 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
Lawyer Pilots Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1978 - Present
Alabama Association for JusticeSustaining Member1978 - Present
Alabama State Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Ward V CSX Transportation$34,558,333 Jury Verdict
Bronson v Norfolk Southern Railroad$6.1 Million Jury Verdict

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Alabama School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Auburn University, AuburnEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science1975

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Wrongful Death Claims in AlabamaWrongful Death under Federal StatutesN/A
Birmingham Bar AssociationUse of Audio-Visual Presentations at TrialN/A