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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 20%
    23 years, 100 cases
  2. General Practice: 20%
    23 years, 200 cases
  3. Car Accident: 20%
    23 years, 200 cases
  4. Employment: 20%
    23 years, 100 cases
  5. Personal Injury: 20%
    23 years, 150 cases



Hourly ($175-275/hour), contingent (33-45%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

2 total 

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  • Bradley Cornett

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Ed for over 15 years. He is an excellent lawyer with a sharp mind.


    Bradley Cornett Government Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Gregory Stephen Cusimano

    I have know Ed for quite a while. He is a good guy and gained a reputation for insurance defense and of municipal defense. He plays a good guitar as well.


    Gregory Cusimano Trucking accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Ford Howard & Cornett, PC

Po Box 388
Gadsden, AL, 35902-0388

140 South 9th Street
Gadsden, AL, 35901



ALAuthorized to practice law199107/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyFord, Howard & Cornett, PC; Ford & Howard, PC; Ford & Associates, PC; Ford & Hunter, PC1993 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
Alabama State Bar, Unlawful Practice of Law CommitteeMember2006 - Present
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, Amicus Curiae CommitteeMember2003 - Present
Alabama Defense Lawyers AssociationMember1995 - Present
Etowah County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Alabama State BarMember1991 - Present
Alabama Defense Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors2010 - 2012
Alabama Defense Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors2009 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Campbell v. Rainbow City, 434 F.3d 1306 (11th Cir. 2006)The appeals court agreed that the trial court's decision, as well as the jury's, was wrong and reversed the case, directing the trial court to enter judgment in favor of our client, the City.
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Publication nameTitleDate
See below for list of seminarsSeminar materials for CLE coursesN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Alabama School of LawLawJD1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
numerousImmunities in Municipal LawN/A
numerousPolice LiabilityN/A
Etowah County Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationFederal and State Governmental ImmunitiesN/A
Annual ConferenceTort Law Involving MunicipalitiesN/A