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Baxley, Dillard, McKnight, James & McElroy
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Baxley, Dillard, McKnight, James & McElroy
2700 Highway 280
Suite 110 East
Birmingham, AL 35223

Phone: 205.271.1100
Fax: 205.271.1108
Randy James, a partner in the firm, is an experienced litigator who has been regularly trying cases throughout Alabama for nearly twenty years. He maintains a general civil, criminal and appellate practice representing individuals and companies in all state, federal and appellate courts in Alabama and many other jurisdictions. He has obtained multi-million dollar results for his clients in claims involving medical malpractice, civil rights violations and fraud and bad faith actions. He has likewise successfully defended corporations and closely held businesses in complex commercial contract litigation, employment discrimination, intellectual property disputes and other general litigation matters. Randy’s experience is broad and diversified and as a result, he is relied upon by clients to handle matters ranging from complex multi-district litigation to probate proceedings to criminal defense. Randy has also successfully argued before the Alabama Supreme Court and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Randy graduated from Auburn University in 1989 with a B.S. in Political Science, where he was a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha honor society. He received his law degree from Cumberland School of Law in 1992 and has been with Baxley, Dillard, McKnight, James & McElroy since his graduation.

Practice Areas:
Personal Injury Litigation
Civil Rights Litigation
Employment Litigation
Criminal Law
General Litigation
Appellate Practice
Probate Law

Professional Memberships:
Birmingham Bar Association
American Bar Association
Alabama State Bar
Probate Section - Birmingham Bar Association

Bar Admissions:
Alabama State Bar, 1992
U.S. Courts of Appeal for the First and Eleventh Circuits
U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama

Reported Cases:
Express Enterprises, Inc. v. Waites, 979 So. 2d 754 (Ala. 2007) McCormick v. Aderholt, 293 F.3d 1254 (11th Cir. 2002)
Miller v. Bailey, 60 So. 3d 857 (Ala. 2010)
Scheuerman v. City of Huntsville, 373 F. Supp. 2d 1251 (N.D. Ala. 2005)
Taylor v. State, 636 So. 2d 1246 (Ala. 1993)
Whitely v. Food Giant, Inc., 693 So. 2d 502 (Ala.Civ.App. 1997)
2700 Highway 280, Suite 110 East, Birmingham, Alabama 35223 Ph 205.271.1100 Fx 205.271.1108