Desi Tobias is a graduate of The University of Alabama and the Cumberland School of Law where he received his Juris Doctor in 1987. Desi was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1987 and the Alabama State Bar in 1989.
More than 30 years ago, he began his law career serving with the Florida Attorney General in Tallahassee, Fla. In 1989, he returned to his hometown of Mobile, Ala. to begin practicing law with an insurance defense firm. Since 1995, Desi’s practice has focused exclusively on the representation of injured victims. During his career, he has tried more than 100 civil bench and jury trials.
A graduate of McGill-Toolen High School, Desi attended Washington and Lee University prior to The University of Alabama. He has served on the McGill-Toolen Catholic High School Advisory Board and the St. Mary School Advisory Board.
Desi was formerly on the Board of Directors of the Alabama Association for Justice and currently is on the Executive Committee of the Mobile Bar Association. He is the current chairman of the Mobile Bar Association Civil Practice Committee for State and County courts.
Desi is a frequent lecturer at CLE seminars and has written on numerous litigation-related topics. Desi is rated AV (preeminent) by his peers on Martindale-Hubbell.
|AL||Occupational License - Authorized to Practice||1989||02/18/2021|
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1987||03/01/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Mid-South Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2019|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
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|Mobile Bar Association||Executive Committee||N/A|
|Mobile Bar Association||Chairman, Civil Practice Committee||N/A|
|Samford University, Cumberland School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1987|
|University of Alabama||N/A||N/A|
|Samford University Cumberland School of Law||N/A||N/A|