Bernie is an experienced trial lawyer who represents clients in a broad range of personal injury, business, contract, and insurance coverage litigation in the state and federal courts of Alabama. His clients come from multiple industries and range from Fortune 500 businesses to individuals. He has litigated in most of the sixty-seven counties of Alabama and has tried cases to verdict in thirteen different venues.
Outside of his law practice, Bernie is active in his community. He currently sits on the Regional Advisory Council for Make-A-Wish Alabama and is a yearly participant in the Alabama Trailblaze Challenge. He is a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.
He spends his spare time in the outdoors and/or being consistently disappointed by the Ole Miss Rebels, Atlanta Braves, and Chicago Blackhawks. He and his wife, Jessica, live in Mountain Brook with their German Shepherd Dog Layla.
Bernie’s primary area of practice is general litigation with an emphasis on the insurance industry. He represents insurance companies in first-party extra-contractual, bad faith, and coverage litigation as well as their insureds in