Birmingham office: 205.980.5888
Huntsville office: 256.532.1957

Marcus A. Jaskolka

Partner

-1 years experience

Phone: 205.980.5888

Fax: 205.980.1098

About

Mr. Jaskolka represents civil defendants, contractors, businesses and employers in a wide variety of matters such as cases involving automobile and trucking accidents, construction defects, premises liability and workers’ compensation. Mr. Jaskolka also represents contractors in the telecommunications infrastructure construction and maintenance industry and insurance companies in the defense of bad faith and fraud claims, as well as coverage disputes. He is admitted to practice in the state of Alabama and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern District of Alabama as well as the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

He is a member of the American Bar Association, Alabama State Bar Association, and the Birmingham Bar Association. He belongs to professional organizations such as the Defense Research Institute, the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and Alabama Defense Lawyers Association.

Marc has served as a trial team instructor at the Cumberland School of Law, helping coach trial teams to national championships at the 2011 Tournament of Champions sponsored by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and the 2012 American Association for Justice’s Student Trial Advocacy Competition. In addition, he has also been a member of the Adjunct Faculty at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the Department of Justice Sciences where he has taught legal courses.

Marc is an avid baseball fan, and he enjoys hiking, backpacking and spending time with his wife and family.

Practice Areas

Automobile litigation, complex & commercial litigation, construction litigation, employment litigation, general civil litigation, insurance defense, insurance fraud & bad faith, premises liability, trucking litigation, workers’ compensation.

Education

  • B.S., cum laude, The University of Tennessee at Martin (1997)
  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Samford University (2000)
Reported Cases & Notable Trials
Honors & Awards
Courts & Professional Associations

Reported Cases & Notable Trials

  • Robinson v. Young’s Plant Farm; Circuit Court of Lee County, Alabama; CV-07-277

  • Brock v. P R Hughes Trading Co.; Circuit Court of Winston County, Alabama; CV-03-188

  • Springer v. Jim n Nick’s Bar B Q; Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama; CV-01-4944

  • Whitehead v. Empire Express, Inc., et al; Circuit Court of Walker County, Alabama; CV-01-920

Cumberland School of Law

  • National Champion – 2000 ATLA Student Trial Advocacy Competition

  • Winner – 2000 Southeast Regional ATLA Student Trial Advocacy Competition

  • National Trial Team Member (1998-2000)

  • Dean’s List

  • The Order of Barristers

  • Cumberland Trial Advocacy Board

Professional Associations

  • Adjunct Faculty, UAB, Department of Justice Sciences.

  • Member, UAB Pre-Law Advisory Board

  • Trial Team Instructor, Cumberland School of Law

  • American Bar Association

  • Alabama State Bar Association

  • Birmingham Bar Association

  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy

  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

  • Defense Research Institute

  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Courts

  • Admitted to practice in all Alabama state courts

  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama

  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama (2000)