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About Brandon Bishop
Brandon has tried over 75 jury trials throughout the State of Alabama. During 2016 alone, Brandon tried five jury trials that resulted in verdicts for his clients in the amounts of $100,000, $48,687, $127,500 and $1,900,000, as well as a mid-trial settlement in the amount of $250,000.
A graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law, Brandon practiced for ten years with Gaines, Gault, Hendrix & Bishop, P.C., an insurance defense firm. While a defense attorney, Brandon tried numerous jury trials throughout the State of Alabama. He also provided claims training to automobile liability carriers, and was a selected member of insurance defense organizations such as Defense Research Institute (DRI) and Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM).
In 2013, Brandon “switched sides” after accepting a position with Alexander Shunnarah. He currently handles automobile, trucking, road construction and insurance “bad faith” cases on behalf of injured persons.
An active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, Brandon enjoys spending time with his wife and four kids. He also enjoys live music, running, hunting and fly-fishing.
Penny Keffer, Legal Assistant
Phone: (205) 983-8637
Nikila Brown, Records Manager
Phone: (205) 983-8237
Liz Johnson, Paralegal
Phone: (205) 983-8337
Awards & Recognition:
Brandon has been named "Top 40 Under 40" by The National Trial Lawyers, included as one of “The Most Prolific Trial Attorneys of Alabama" by The Alabama Jury Verdict Reporter, selected by peers for inclusion on Alabama’s Super Lawyers list in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 and listed as one of the “Top Attorneys” by Birmingham Magazine in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Brandon is “AV Preeminent” rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest possible rating, signifying that both his peers and the judiciary ranked him at the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.
Experience & Cases:
Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Lawyers, P.C., 2013-Present, Attorney
Gaines, Gault, Hendrix & Bishop, P.C., 2011-2013, Shareholder
Gaines, Wolter & Kinney, P.C., 2003-2011, Attorney
American Bar Association
Alabama State Bar Association
Birmingham Bar Association
Alabama Association for Justice
American Association for Justice
B.S., Auburn University (1999)
J.D., University of Alabama School of Law (2003)
Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society
National Trial Advocacy Team
Student Bar Association Senator
Recipient of Raynold Chiz and Clayton Hopton Jones Academic Scholarships
Georgia Peach Taylor Award recipient, 2002 and 2003, for outstanding performance on the University of Alabama National Trial Team
American Judicature Society Award for Trial Advocacy
Litigating the Low-Impact Collision Cases: Damages, Demands and Settlement Negotiations, National Business Institute
Managing Liens and Subrogation in Auto Accident Litigation – Resolution Strategies, National Business Institute
Bad Faith 101- Litigating Insurance Coverage Issues, Barristers Educational Services
Auto Injuries: Advances Plaintiff Strategies, National Business Institute
How to Use Depositions as a Plaintiff’s Attorney versus How to Use Depositions as a Defense Attorney, Alabama Bar Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ABICLE)
Expert Depositions, Birmingham Bar Association
Publications and News:
Jury awards $1.9 million to Heflin man The Anniston Star (9/14/2016)
Attorneys file lawsuit against BJCTA, bus driver for Fairfield crash, AL.com (2/13/15)
Shunnarah’s personal injury firm adds several former insurance defense attorneys, Birmingham Business Journal (11/3/14)
Slideshow: Take the tour of Shunnarah’s new Five Points office, Birmingham Business Journal (6/7/13)
Chief Executive Officer
Aubrey J. Holloway