James A. Patton, Jr.

James A. Patton, Jr. (Birmingham, Alabama)

James A. Patton, Jr.

Attorney in Birmingham, AL
Distinguished Cadet, United States Military Academy at West Point. Hugo Black Scholar, University of Alabama School of Law. Order of the Coif. Member, John A. Campbell Moot Court Board, 1995-1996. Senior Lead Article Editor, Alabama Law Review. Law Clerk to the Honorable Ira DeMent, United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, 1996-1997. Member, Birmingham Downtown Kiwanis Club, Chairman - Youth of the Youth Committee, 2007-2014. Member, Board of Directors, Birmingham Downtown Kiwanis Club, 2010-2012, 2013-2015. Member, Board of Directors, Center Management, Inc. (Harbert Center), 2009-2013. President, West Point Society of Birmingham, 2007-2012. Board Member, Bridgett's Home Incorporated, 2008-2013. Alabama Super Lawyer 2013. Member, Personnel Committee, South Highland Presbyterian Church, 2008-2013; Frequent Lecturer on Employment Law Topics.
205-328-1900 205-328-1900
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Peer Rating 4.4 of 5

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4.4 out of 5.0
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Admission Details
Admitted in 1996, Alabama
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits
U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
Law School Attended
University of Alabama School of Law
Class of 1996
J.D.
magna cum laude
University Attended
United States Military Academy at West Point
Class of 1987
B.S.

Troy State University - European Division
Class of 1990
M.S.
International Relations
Birth Information
Born in 1965
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1965
Military
Captain, U.S. Army, 1987-1994
Associations & Memberships
Birmingham and American Bar Associations; Alabama State Bar; Defense Research Institute (Member, Employment Law Committee); Alabama Defense Lawyers Association.
Representative Cases
Thomas v. ITT Educational Services, Inc., 2013 WL 1189230 (5th Cir. 2013); Jackson v. Dunn Construction, 2013 WL 754716 (N.D. Ala. 2013); Thomas v. ITT Educational Services, Inc., 2012 WL 1964501 (E.D. LA. 2012); Blue v. Dunn Construction, 453 Fed. Appx. 881 (11th Cir. 2011); Arvin North American Automotive, Inc. v. Rodgers, 71 So. 2d 669 (Ala. Civ. App. 2011); ArvinMeritor, Inc. v. Johnson, 1 So. 2d 77 (Ala. Civ. App. 2008); Batch v. Jefferson County Child Development Council, 183 Fed. Appx. 861 (11th Cir. 2006); Laube v. Campbell, 333 F. Supp. 2d 1234 (M.D. Ala. 2004); Ex parte General Nutrition Corp., 855 So. 2d 475 (Ala. 2003); Laube v. Campbell, 215 F.R.D. 655 (M.D. Ala. 2003); Curtis, et al. v. TeleTech Customer Care Management (Telecommunications), Inc., 208 F. Supp. 2d 1231 (N.D. Ala 2002); Ambac Assur. Corp. v. Blount County, 786 S. 2d 443 (Ala. 2000); New York Life Ins. Co. v. Robinson, 735 So. 2d 463 (Ala. 1999).
Hobbies & Interests
Running, reading, music

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Firm Address
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
420 20th Street North, Suite 1900,
Birmingham, AL 35203
U.S.A.
Phone
205-328-1900
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James A. Patton, Jr.
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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
420 20th Street North, Suite 1900,
Birmingham, AL 35203

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