J. Evans Bailey

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Mr. Bailey joined the firm in 2008 and became a shareholder in 2016. His practice is devoted to civil litigation with a focus on commercial litigation, insurance defense, professional liability, collections, construction law, media law, and appellate practice. He has experience handling a variety of matters in all state trial and civil appellate courts, federal district court, bankruptcy court, and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. He has represented newspapers, television studios, podcast producers, builders, banks, lawyers, small businesses, insurance companies, cooperatives, and manufacturers of products large and small.  Mr. Bailey enjoys the diversity of his practice and the unique challenges of each case.

Mr. Bailey is a member of the Alabama and Montgomery County Bar Associations, the Federal Bar Association, ADLA, DRI, the state Volunteer Lawyers Program, the Pro Se Litigant Assistant Program for the Middle District of Alabama, and the Alabama State Bar’s Character and Fitness Committee.  He is also a member of RSJG’s Recruitment and Diversity Committees.

Honors and Awards

Mr. Bailey was selected as a member of the Alabama State Bar’s Leadership Forum Class 10. Since 2014, he has served on a panel State Bar’s Character and Fitness Committee. With Dennis Bailey, he is a contributor to the Media Law Resource Center’s annual Media Law Survey. Since 2019, he has published updates to The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Open Government and Open Courts Compendiums for the State of Alabama.

In November 2020, Thomson Reuters published the 5th Edition of Alabama Automobile Insurance Law. Mr. Bailey took over as author of the work from retired Rushton Stakely Partner Ron Davenport, who wrote all prior editions. The 5th Edition is a substantial update from the 4th and contains new or reworked sections on reimbursement, dram shop actions, bad faith, and a host of other topics related to auto-accident coverage and litigation.

Community Involvement

Mr. Bailey is a member of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Montgomery, Alabama. He also serves on the Board of the River Region Goodwill.

Mr. Bailey joined the firm in 2008 and became a shareholder in 2016. His practice is devoted to civil litigation with a focus on commercial litigation, insurance defense, professional liability, collections, construction law, media law, and appellate practice. He has experience handling a variety of matters in all state trial and civil appellate courts, federal district court, bankruptcy court, and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. He has represented newspapers, television studios, podcast producers, builders, banks, lawyers, small businesses, insurance companies, cooperatives, and manufacturers of products large and small.  Mr. Bailey enjoys the diversity of his practice and the unique challenges of each case.

Mr. Bailey is a member of the Alabama and Montgomery County Bar Associations, the Federal Bar Association, ADLA, DRI, the state Volunteer Lawyers Program, the Pro Se Litigant Assistant Program for the Middle District of Alabama, and the Alabama State Bar’s Character and Fitness Committee.  He is also a member of RSJG’s Recruitment and Diversity Committees.

Honors and Awards

Mr. Bailey was selected as a member of the Alabama State Bar’s Leadership Forum Class 10. Since 2014, he has served on a panel State Bar’s Character and Fitness Committee. With Dennis Bailey, he is a contributor to the Media Law Resource Center’s annual Media Law Survey. Since 2019, he has published updates to The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Open Government and Open Courts Compendiums for the State of Alabama.

In November 2020, Thomson Reuters published the 5th Edition of Alabama Automobile Insurance Law. Mr. Bailey took over as author of the work from retired Rushton Stakely Partner Ron Davenport, who wrote all prior editions. The 5th Edition is a substantial update from the 4th and contains new or reworked sections on reimbursement, dram shop actions, bad faith, and a host of other topics related to auto-accident coverage and litigation.

Community Involvement

Mr. Bailey is a member of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Montgomery, Alabama. He also serves on the Board of the River Region Goodwill.

  • B.A., cum laude, University of Georgia, 2005
  • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, 2008
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program