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Gregory Stephen Cusimano

Trucking accident Attorney at Gadsden, AL

5.0   9 reviews

also known as Greg Cusimano


Licensed for 54 years

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Practice areas
  1. Trucking accident
    40%
    If you are involved in a trucking accident, you may benefit from the services of a trucking accident lawyer. Trucking accident lawyers know the dynamics of truck crashes and can identify and weigh all the possible factors which may have been involved. Tired truckers falling asleep at the wheel can cause trucking accidents, as can car drivers who abruptly change lanes without signaling.

    42 years, 50 cases

  2. Car accident
    20%

  3. Defective and dangerous products
    20%
    When you are injured by a poorly designed or poorly made product, or by a product that should have carried a warning label, you may benefit from the services of a defective and dangerous products lawyer. Many drugs, including the arthritis drug Vioxx and diet aids containing Phenylpropanolamine, are considered dangerous products, as are some medical devices (heart defibrillators) and ordinary appliances (space heaters). Asbestos and tobacco are also considered inherently dangerous.

    47 years, 75 cases

  4. Personal injury
    20%
    A personal injury lawyer works with clients who have suffered a physical or emotional injury, usually by accident or mistake. For example, if you are in a car accident or are the victim of a botched surgery, a personal injury attorney can help. They know how the insurance claim process works, they know what evidence to gather, and they know how to calculate and present a claim for damages. Many personal injury attorneys take cases on a contingency basis, which means they get paid only if you do

    54 years, 300 cases

Few resumes are as decorated with as many prestigious board appointments, awards and recognitions as that of Gregory S. Cusimano. Known as a leader in his field and accepted as one of the nations’ top attorneys, he is a sought after speaker at conferences across the U.S. where he lectures on trial law, tactics and persuasion. But for those he represents, Greg is known for his kind heart, caring personality and masterful ability to electrify juries win cases and bring justice to those he represents. As a client, you are never alone, when Greg is on your side.

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Licensed for 54 years
State AL
Status Occupational License - Authorized to Practice
Acquired 1968
Updated 11/10/2022

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

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Posted by Dee | August 26, 2014
An Outstanding Man and Lawyer
I have known Greg Cusimano for over 30 years in various capacities, including when I needed legal help and advice. I can say without a doubt that he is a man of high moral character, operates with integrity, very hard working and totally dedicated to his work. Not only is Greg an outstanding lawyer but his staff is exceptional, also.
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Posted by Bill | August 21, 2014
HE IS THE MAN!!!
I have used Greg for several cases. He is extremely professional, understands the issues and responds with advice I can understand. Negotiates a very fair settlement and is prepared to go to court if necessary, but as a last resort. I appreciated his openness and value his advice. If I have an issue in the future, I will go to him again.
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Response from Gregory Cusimano December 14, 2017
Thanks for the review! I appreciate your comments.
Posted by Joan | August 23, 2014
Personal Injury
Mr. Cusimano is an extraordinarily competent attorney. Although my case involved many unforeseen obstacles, he showed great tenacity, not allowing obstructions or hindrances to prevent progress toward a victorious outcome. He is a gentleman of great character and integrity.
Posted by Ruth | August 21, 2014
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I have been involved in an estate settlement for the last four years. It has been one of the most difficult and stressful times in my life. Greg and his staff always made me feel like everything would be alright. He would answer my questions. They responded to my case quickly. Overall I was satisfied with their services.
Posted by Marguerite | August 21, 2014
Compassionate and efficient estate settlement.
Greg Cusimano was extremely helpful to me in finalizing the estate of my late husband, Colonel Donald P. Kelly, Jr. Greg was kind and understanding at a time of great sorrow for me and for my family. I never felt pressured to do any of the required documents to settle the estate. Greg and his staff showed great patience toward me as I filled out the many documents required to finalize the estate. I would highly recommend the firm of Cusimano, Roberts, Knowles & Mills, LLC. Marguerite
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Posted by Ruth | January 9, 2013
Recommendation
Greg has been my lawyer for about 33 years. He is presently my lawyer in settling an estate of my late husband. I would never hesitate recommending him to anyone who needed a lawyer. He is personable and always makes me feel that everything will be okay. He is also very knowledgeable and trustworthy.
Posted by Ruth | January 8, 2013
Recommendation
Greg has been my lawyer for about 33 years as well as my Mom's lawyer. He is a good friend and an understanding lawyer. He always make me feel that all will be okay. He is honest and knowledgeable.
Posted by Brant | June 1, 2010
Fantastic Attorney
I have known Greg for 40+ years.He is very knowledge in many fields-if he feels it best to refer you to another attorney, he will..He has provided excellent advice for me over the years..Greg has a special gift- he really cares about his clients..I would never hesitate to refer my family, friends and business associates to him..he is a real PRO..
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Posted by Clyde | May 27, 2010
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Greg and his practice have been a valuable part of our business for many years. We have Greg review all work that requires a legal opinion. His practice represents us in all legal categories including collections, bankruptcys, disputes, and anything else. He as been very instrumental in negotiating changes in ownership om two different occasions. His legal and common knowledge or so valuable. Greg is a good friend and a great lawyer
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 45 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Senior Lawyer
  • Cusimano, Keener, Roberts, Knowles & Raley LLC
  • 1998 - Present
  • Partner, Owner
  • Floyd, Keener, Cusimano & Roberts PC
  • 1978 - 1998
  • Partner
  • Keener & Cusimano
  • 1973 - 1978
  • Associate & Partner
  • Hawkins, Rhea, Keener & Cusimano
  • 1968 - 1973
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Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law
  • Juris Doctors
  • 1968
  • University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa (main campus)
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1965

Associations

  • Alabama Trial Lawyers Association (ALAJ)
  • Past President
  • 1968 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Board of Governors
  • N/A
  • Alabama Association for Justice (ATLA)
  • Executive Committee
  • N/A
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America (AAJ)
  • Executive Committee
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2014
  • Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • American Association for Justice/ ATLA
  • 2000
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 1993
  • Walter Gewin Award
  • Alabama Bar Institute for CLE
  • N/A
  • Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • N/A
  • Lifetime Member
  • Alabama Bar Foundation
  • N/A
  • Lifetime Member
  • American Bar Foundation
  • N/A
  • Diplomate of Trial Advocacy
  • National College of Advocacy
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Alabama Tort Law Book (Contributing Editor)
  • Alabama Tort Law Book two volumns
  • N/A
  • Litigating Tort Cases (Co - Editor)
  • Litigating Tort Cases 6 volumns
  • N/A

Speaking Engagements

  • Radius of Influence
  • Winning Works
  • 2010
  • Mega Seminar
  • Jury Bias
  • 2010
  • Legal Strategies
  • How We Make Decisiona
  • 2010
  • ATLA Winter Convention
  • Generation Y Jury Selection
  • 2010
  • Gadsden Continuing Legal Education
  • Trial and Tort Cases
  • 2009
  • Ultimate Trial Advocacy -- Harvard Law
  • Being Human - Relating to the Jury
  • 2008
  • AAJ Annual Convention
  • How to Win -- Jury Bias
  • 2008
  • Art & Science of Persuasion
  • Jury Bias Model
  • 2007
  • ATLA Winter Convention
  • Jury Bias, Trial Advocacy
  • 2005
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Attorney endorsements

Received (17)
Given (17)
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Greg is the epitome of a trial lawyer. He has been representing people injured by the wrongdoing of others since he got out of law school in 1968. Greg is known nationwide in the plaintiff's trial bar as a champion for the little guy. Fifty years from now, plaintiff's lawyers will be talking about the jury bias research that Greg and David Wenner conducted. I am proud to count him as a friend."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 30
Relationship: Other
"Greg Cusimano is one of the premier lawyers in the country."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 07
Relationship: Other
"I have had the pleasure of seeing Mr. Cusimano speak at trial advocacy seminars. He is obviously a master of his craft, but what impresses me most is his passion for serving the client, and his respect for their dignity."
Unknown Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Greg is a wise and seasoned attorney who is at the top of his profession. When Greg offers me advice, I take it."
Defective and dangerous products Attorney | Apr 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Greg is a great lawyer. He is well versed in the law and works hard for his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse Mr. Cusimano. He is one of the leading attorneys in this area of the law. He is very knowledgeable and skilled and is dedicated to providing his clients with the very best legal representation."
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Caring, knowledgeable and someone you can always rely on ... I highly recommend Greg!"
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Greg Cusimano has been a leader for decades in representing personal injury claimants. I first met him over 20 years ago and have followed his career since then. If you are in need of a personal injury attorney in Alabama, call Greg and see what he has to say."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 27
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Greg is not only one of the most respected trial lawyers in the United States, but he is also a gentleman of the highest order. In fact, he may be Atticus Finch reincarnate. While Greg and his firm are located in the small town of Gadsden, Alabama, their reputation reaches throughout the state and across the country. They have small town values, with big time connections and resources. I can't recommend him highly enough."
Consumer protection Attorney | Dec 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Greg Cusimano is the best teaching lawyer I've ever known or heard. I've learned more from Greg about how to present my client's story to a civil jury than from any other source. I am thankful he is an expert in Jury selection and Jury trial matters, and cares enough to share his many insights with other attorneys."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Greg for personal injury matters. My clients and I have greatly benefitted from his willingness to share his experience and expertise in the area of personal injury litigation with the lawyers of our State (and across the country.) I think it speaks volumes about a lawyer's character and commitment to the cause of his clients when he is wiling to share his knowledge and experience with other lawyers, who are also business competitors. Not only is Greg an excellent attorney but I think he is an excellent role model for other attorneys ."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"The "bet the farm" lawyer in Alabama, Greg is hired nationally to perfect lawyer's good cases and fix the bad ones. I would hire him if I had a family member with catastrophic injuries in Alabama, and sleep well at night for having done so. He has my highest recomendation."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Greg for years, and he is one of the most well-respected attorneys Nationally. Greg is a renowned expert on jury research and dynamics. Not only is Greg an incredible attorney, but he is also an incredible person. Greg cares about people, and he is a man of integrity. If you have an opportunity to refer a case to Greg or to have him as your attorney, you would be making a mistake to do otherwise."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work -- great plaintiff attorney."
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Gadsden Trucking accident Lawyer Gregory Stephen Cusimano
Gregory Stephen Cusimano
Trucking accident Attorney
Gadsden, AL
Licensed for 54 years
Free Consultation