Hill, Hill, Carter, Franco,
Cole & Black, P.C.

Established in 1924

Law Firm in Birmingham, AL

Attorneys at This Firm
Attorney Awards
AV Preeminent
Champion Badge Gold
Attorney Awards
AV Preeminent
Champion Badge Gold

Areas of Law

  • Insurance Defense
  • Trial Practice
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Aviation Law
  • Transportation
  • Casualty Insurance
  • Fidelity And Surety
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Law Enforcement Liability
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • State Government Law
  • Federal Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Insurance Coverage Opinions
  • Litigation

Firm Details

Year Established
1924
Firm Size
20
Representative Clients
Representative Clients: ALFA; General Motors Corp.; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama; Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.; Scottsdale Insurance Co.; Nationwide Insurance Co.; Foremost Insurance Co.; Southern United Fire Ins. Co.; Alabama Municipal Ins. Corp.; Hertz Corp.
Representative Clients
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Absolute Amusement; AGS, LLC; Alabama Food Service; Alabama Gas Corporation; Alabama Motor Express; Alabama Trucking Association Workers' Compensation Self Insurance Fund; American Fidelity Assurance Company; Bazzell Truck & Camper, Inc.; Bridgestone American, Inc.; Cummins Engine Company, Inc.; Diamond Games; Eagle Motor Freight, Inc.; Foshee Trucking; General Telephone Company of the South; Globe Metallurgical, Inc.; Greenetrack, Inc.; Hanil E. Hwa Interior; International Internet Technologies; Jefferson County Racing Association; KM Administrative Services; KZRC, LP; Macon County Greyhound Park; Marinco, Inc.; McDonald's; Red Brazzell & Son, Inc.; Southern Cal Transportation; St. James School; Target Promotions, Inc.; Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.; Coca Cola Enterprises, Inc.; Headley Construction Company;

Representative Insurance or Litigation Clients: Acceptance Insurance Company; AIG Aviation, Inc.; Alfa Insurance Company; American General Life Insurance Company; American Heritage Life Insurance Company; American Public Life Insurance Company; Associated Aviation Underwriters; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama; CIGNA Property and Casualty Insurance Company; The Dodson Group; Economy Preferred Insurance Company; FCCI Insurance Group; Foremost Insurance Company; George Washington Life Insurance Company; Hanover Insurance Company; Integon General Insurance Corporation; Imperial Casualty and Indemnity Company; Meadowbrook Insurance Group; The Merchants Company; Midland National Life Insurance Company; Monumental General Casualty Company; Motorists Mutual Insurance Company; Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company; Mutual Savings Life Insurance Company; National Casualty Company; National General Insurance Company; National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Nationwide Insurance Company; New England Mutual Life Insurance Company; North American Company for Life and Health Company; North American Risk Services; Northbrook Property and Casualty Insurance Company; Northland Insurance Company; Occidental Fire & Casualty Company of North Carolina; Ohio Casualty Group; The Ohio National Life Insurance Company; Prudential Property and Casualty Insurance Company; Regis Insurance Company; Republic American Life Insurance Company; Scottsdale Insurance Company; Southern Insurance Underwriters, Inc.; Star Insurance Company; State Farm Group; Transamerica Group/AEGON USA, Inc.; Transport Insurance Company; U. S. Specialty Insurance Company.

Lead Counsel For: Alabama Municipal Insurance Corporation; The Housing Authority of the City of Montgomery.

General Counsel For: Montgomery County Board of Education; Autauga County Board of Education; Elmore County Board of Education; Geneva County Board of Education; Troy City Board of Education; Alabama Association of School Boards.

Third Party Administrators: Alabama Risk Management for Schools; American Fidelity Assurance Company; Avizent; Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.; Sedgwick Claims Management Services; Associated Claims Administrators; Sheffield Risk Management; Risk Reduction; Capitol Adjustment Company, Inc.; Crawford & Company; GAB Robins North America, Inc.; Insurance Servicing & Adjusting Company; JLT Insurance Services Company; Lancer Claims Services, Inc.; Business Insurance Group, LLC.

Approved ATTORNEYS FOR: Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation.

Client Reviews

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  • 100% client recommended 10 recommendations
  • 4.6/5.0 10 reviews
  • Communication

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  • Quality of Service

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. James Robert Seale on 09/16/14 in Contracts

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. James Robert Seale on 08/14/14 in Litigation

    Very professional, outstanding service and job. Through his communication and actions he made me feel peace and confidence that we were doing what was best for the outcome on my behalf. He would take time to listen to me and respected my opinions and... Read more

    Very professional, outstanding service and job. Through his communication and actions he made me feel peace and confidence that we were doing what was best for the outcome on my behalf. He would take time to listen to me and respected my opinions and ideas.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. James Robert Seale on 08/13/14 in Construction Law

    An excellent attorney. He has always been responsive to me and I personally would recommend him to anyone.

    An excellent attorney. He has always been responsive to me and I personally would recommend him to anyone.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. James Robert Seale on 08/08/14 in Construction Law

    Simply, the best attorney I have worked with in my 30 years in business. We have attorneys on retainer at Sessions Fishman-New Orleans,Bradley Arant-Birmingham,Huie Fernenbuqe-Birmingham and Smith urrie& Hancock-Atlanta. Spud Seale bypasses all from... Read more

    Simply, the best attorney I have worked with in my 30 years in business. We have attorneys on retainer at Sessions Fishman-New Orleans,Bradley Arant-Birmingham,Huie Fernenbuqe-Birmingham and Smith urrie& Hancock-Atlanta. Spud Seale bypasses all from those firms by a wide margin. He wins!

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. James Robert Seale on 08/05/14 in Education Law

    He serves as counsel to Montgomery Public Schools, Montgomery, AL, a district with over 30,000 students and over 4,000 employees. He is an expert in school law and deals with issues from student and employee issues to property acquisition. His work... Read more

    He serves as counsel to Montgomery Public Schools, Montgomery, AL, a district with over 30,000 students and over 4,000 employees. He is an expert in school law and deals with issues from student and employee issues to property acquisition. His work is impeccable.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Shawn Junkins Cole on 07/07/14 in Workers Compensation

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  • 4.8/5.0

    Review for Mrs. Felicia Abernathy Long on 08/12/14 in Debtor and Creditor

    Felicia reviewed our case and clearly explained, in terms we could understand, the processes involved. We weren't expecting to have our case completely dismissed but through Felicia's diligent efforts and determination we were awarded a judgment in... Read more

    Felicia reviewed our case and clearly explained, in terms we could understand, the processes involved. We weren't expecting to have our case completely dismissed but through Felicia's diligent efforts and determination we were awarded a judgment in our favor. I would definitely contact Felicia for our future legal matters.

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  • 4.3/5.0

    Review for Mr. James Robert Seale on 08/05/14 in Education Law

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  • 4.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. James Robert Seale on 08/06/14 in Education Law

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  • 3.3/5.0

    Review for Hill, Hill, Carter, Franco, Cole & Black, P.C. on 10/28/14 in Personal Injury

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 296 reviews
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

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  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

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  • Legal Experience

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Jayne Harrell Williams by a Partner on 08/18/14 in Education Law

    excellent lawyer ; smart- works hard- good client relations ; excellent writing & speaking skills

    excellent lawyer ; smart- works hard- good client relations ; excellent writing & speaking skills

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    Review for Jayne Harrell Williams by a Partner on 08/16/14 in Education Law

    Jayne is an extraordinarily capable, principled, and accomplished lawyer and professional leader in the fields of education, government, and administrative law. Alabama boards of education, superintendents, and lawyers have long relied on Jayne's ex... Read more

    Jayne is an extraordinarily capable, principled, and accomplished lawyer and professional leader in the fields of education, government, and administrative law. Alabama boards of education, superintendents, and lawyers have long relied on Jayne's exceptional knowledge, wisdom, and experience for guidance in navigating an increasingly complex and challenging area of the law. Jayne is fully deserving of MH's highest rating.

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    Review for Brad A. Everhardt by a Shareholder on 03/01/18 in Insurance

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Dana B. Hill by a Partner on 10/27/17 in Education Law

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    Review for Brad A. Everhardt by an Of Counsel on 02/24/17 in Litigation

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    Review for Brad A. Everhardt by a Managing Partner on 02/17/17 in Defense Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Brad A. Everhardt by a Chief Legal Officer on 02/09/17 in Political Subdivision Liability

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Brad A. Everhardt by a Partner on 02/01/17 in Personal Injury Defense

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Dana B. Hill by a Partner on 12/12/16 in Public School Law

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    Review for Dana B. Hill by a Partner on 12/11/16 in Public School Law

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