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David Graves


 Birmingham, AL

 Nashville, TN


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Phone: 205-983-8268
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Phone: 205-983-8263
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Phone: 205-983-8519
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Prior to joining Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys, P.C., David Graves served our country during five years of active duty as a Cavalry officer. He was then employed at AmSouth Bank for two years before focusing on his career in law. With only six months left in the Army Reserves, Graves was sent to Iraq for a year only one semester in to law school. In Iraq, he was focused on building governance and worked in rule of law. Graves worked for the federal prosecutor and gained rate and substantial professional experience to bring home with him.

He met Alexander Shunnarah in 2010 and began practicing under his supervision until he passed the bar. His focus now is mainly trial work and personal injury.

David lives in Birmingham with his wife and three kids, and remains active in the United States Army Reserves as a Lieutenant Colonel.

Awards & Recogntion

The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, 2016

  • Education

    United States Military Academy at West Point
    Bachelor of Science, Political Science, Minor in Systems Engineering, 1998

    Cumberland School of Law
    Juris Doctor, 2010

  • Speaking Engagements

    Guest Speaker at the Over The Mountain 911 Ceremony – 9/11/2010

  • Professional Memberships

    Alabama State Bar
    Tennessee State Bar
    Alabama Association of Justice
    Birmingham Inns of Court
    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6173
    American Legion Post 134

  • Experience & Cases

    Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys, PC, 2010-Present

    CarrAllison/Gaines, Wolter & Kinney, 2008-2009
    Law Clerk

    United States Army Civil Affairs, 2006-2007
    Team Leader, in direct support of the Department of Justice in Tikrit, Iraq

    AmSouth Bank, 2003-2005
    Manager of the Crestline Branch in Mountain Brook, AL

    United States Army – Active Duty, 1998-2003
    Junior Military Officer in numerous positions of leadership from Scout Platoon Leader through Infantry Company Commander stationed in Ft. Polk, LA and Ft. Benning, GA

  • Publications & News

    Automobile Accidents – What do I do Next? The Attorneys TV (4/22/2013)

    Motorcycle Accidents The Attorneys TV (6/7/2015)

Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys

Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys is known nationwide for providing outstanding legal advice and excellent representation. We have recovered over $700 million in lawsuits involving 18 wheeler trucking litigation, wrongful death litigation, commercial vehicle litigation, motorcycle litigation, catastrophic litigation, and mass torts involving medical devices and bad drug litigation. Our prowess in the legal arena comes from our combined years of trial and complex litigation experience.

We founded our practice on the belief that the 7th amendment and the civil jury system is the best means to provide compensation to injured parties and deter wrongdoers from injuring others in the future.