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16 years of experience




  • B.S., Auburn University (2004)
  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Samford University (2008)

Travis is an experienced litigator and trial attorney who has developed a diverse litigation practice. While in law school, he clerked for the Honorable Tom King in the 10th Judicial Circuit of Alabama. Travis joined Gaines Gault Hendrix, P.C. following graduation from law school in 2008 and has been a partner with the firm since 2013. Travis routinely represents both individuals and large corporate entities, including Fortune 500 companies, in complex, high-exposure litigation in both state and federal courts in Alabama. Travis brings a client-focused approach to every matter, balancing each client’s unique needs and realities with a personal desire to provide aggressive, cutting-edge representation in all aspects. He is an experienced trial attorney, having served as trial counsel in dozens of jury trials in venues throughout Alabama.  He is also proud to have achieved several favorable results for clients through dedicated motion and appellate practice.

Travis was born and raised in Auburn, Alabama. After graduating from Auburn University, he attended Cumberland School of Law and took a particular interest in trial advocacy. He and his wife, Lara, whom he met while in law school, now reside in Vestavia with their two children. Travis has long been dedicated to serving others in the Birmingham community. He has been honored to serve at varying times on the boards of two amazing non-profit organizations, Triumph Services and The Bell Center, that provide much-needed assistance to individuals with special needs.

Practice Areas

Travis specializes primarily in complex and commercial litigation, with specific focus in the areas of

  • Automobile litigation
  • Construction litigation
  • Funeral home liability
  • Complex and commercial litigation
  • General civil litigation
  • Insurance coverage

Notable Trials and Other Results

  • Brenda Jackson Terrell v. Alfonza Joshua; Appeal from Jefferson County Circuit Court (Reversed and Remanded)
  • Tinia Young v. Publix Super Markets, LLC; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama (Summary Judgment)
  • John Fandetti, et al v. Vintage Homes, LLC; Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama
  • Ludvigson v. Shelton Funeral Home; Circuit Court of Morgan County, Alabama
  • Linda Brown v. Publix Super Markets, Inc.; Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama
  • Elizabeth Beville v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company; Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama
  • Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company v. Raymond Sanders, III, et al.; U.D. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama (Summary Judgment)
  • Vanessa Gardner v. Publix Super Markets, Inc.; Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Alabama (Summary Judgment; Appeal)
  • Mary Fisher Gunter v. Publix Super Markets, Inc.; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama (Summary Judgment)
  • Allen Reynolds v. Publix Super Markets, Inc.; Circuit Court of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama (Summary Judgment)


  • Recognized by Birmingham Magazine as a Top Attorney for 2020

Cumberland School of Law

  • Dean’s List
  • Cumberland Trial Board
  • Scholar of Merit in Sales and Professional Responsibility
  • Appointed to serve on Cumberland’s Ad Hoc Committee on Registration

Auburn University

  • Presidential Scholarship Recipient
  • Lamda Chi Alpha Fraternity (Treasurer and Executive Committee Member)

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association


  • Admitted to practice in all Alabama state courts and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama 2008
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