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John W Johnson II

Insurance Attorney at Birmingham, AL

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  • State Years
    Mississippi - MS 20 years
    Alabama - AL 20 years
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State MS
    Acquired 2004
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State AL
    Acquired 2003
    Status
    Occupational License - Authorized to Practice No misconduct found

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About John

Learn John’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Construction and development
    20%
    Practice focuses on Professional Liability and Construction

  2. Insurance
    20%
    Practice focuses on Insurance Coverage

  3. Life insurance
    20%

  4. Litigation
    20%

  5. State, local, and municipal law
    20%
    Practice focuses on Liquor Liability

John Johnson is head of Christian & Small's Insurance Coverage and Extra Contractual Practice. He represents clients in contract and tort litigation, defending them against claims of bad faith, breach of contract, fraud and extra-contractual damages, as well as disputes between insurance carriers. John regularly advises and represents retailers, brokers, underwriters and general agents. He also represents insureds sued under Alabama’s Dram Shop statutes and counsels carriers regarding coverage for liquor liability claims under CGL and liquor liability policies. John, along with partner Richard Smith, co-authored Allen’s Alabama Liability Insurance Handbook (2nd edition). Now over 10 years into a well established insurance coverage and litigation practice, John is frequently consulted by clients and other lawyers, both within the firm and outside the firm, to help navigate complex coverage issues. In addition to his practice, John has served on the firm's four-person Executive Committee since 2012 and is the firm's Chief Security Officer.

Location

Christian & Small, LLP
505 20th St N Ste 1800
Birmingham, AL, 35203-4633

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Resume

AVVO RATING 8.7 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Chief Security Officer
  • Christian & Small, LLP
  • 2013 - Present
  • Member, Executive Committee
  • Christian & Small, LLP
  • 2012 - Present
  • Partner
  • Christian & Small, LLP
  • 2009 - Present
  • Partner
  • Christian & Small LLP
  • 1900 - Present
  • Associate
  • Christian & Small, LLP
  • 2003 - 2009
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Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2003
  • Birmingham-Southern College
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1998
  • Birmingham Southern College
  • BS
  • 1998

Associations

  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Graduate, Future Leaders Forum
  • 2009 - Present
  • Bibb Allen Memorial Trial Academy
  • Graduate
  • 2009 - Present
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Participant, Pilot Mentoring Program
  • 2008 - Present
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Alabama State Bar, Leadership Forum
  • Member
  • 2015 - 2015
  • National Business Institute
  • Faculty
  • 2007 - 2008
  • Bar Association Bulletin
  • Member, Board of Editors
  • 2005 - 2006
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Honors and Awards

  • Alabama Rising Star
  • Alabama Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Alabama Rising Star
  • Alabama Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Alabama Rising Star
  • Alabama Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Alabama Rising Star
  • Alabama Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Southern Academic Review
  • Birmingham-Southern College
  • 1998
  • Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
  • Presidential Academic Scholarship Recipient
  • Birmingham-Southern College
  • N/A
  • Dean's List
  • Birmingham-Southern College
  • N/A
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • University of Alabama School of Law
  • N/A
  • Lightfoot, Franklin & White Scholarship Recipient
  • University of Alabama School of Law
  • N/A
  • Defense Lawyers Association
  • University of Alabama School of Law
  • N/A
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Birmingham Bar Association Bulletin
  • Liquor Liability Litigation in Alabama
  • 2005
  • Birmingham Bar Association Bulletin
  • Insurers' Dilemma: Defend or Not, Who Controls the Defense?
  • 2004
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Birmingham Insurance Lawyer John W Johnson II
John W Johnson II
Insurance Attorney
Birmingham, AL
Licensed for 20 years