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A Man Wearing A Suit And Tie

25 years of experience

rgault@ggh-law.com

205.980.5888

205.980.1098

Education

  • B.A., summa cum laude, Mississippi State University (1992)
  • J.D., cum laude, The University of Alabama (1997)

Highlights

As of August 1, 2017, Ron is registered on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster, and is offering mediation services in addition to his regular litigation practice.

Practice Areas

  • Appellate advocacy
  • Automobile litigation
  • Funeral home liability
  • General civil litigation
  • Trucking and transportation law
  • Premises liability
  • Insurance coverage

Notable Trials

  • Bates v. National General Insurance Company; Circuit Court of Morgan County; CV-13-900280
  • Patterson v. Carden; Circuit Court of Cullman County; CV-14-900414
  • Jackson v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company; Circuit Court of Jefferson County; CV-13-904536
  • Paugh v. Rawls; Circuit Court of Jefferson County; CV-14-902092
  • Taylor v. Kapidya; Circuit Court of Jefferson County; CV-16-901302
  • Bullock v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company; Circuit Court of Greene County; CV-16-900071
  • Payne v. Bowen; Circuit Court of Etowah County; CV-16-900737
  • Ferris v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company; Circuit Court of Madison County; CV-17-901137
  • Agee v. Kara Company, LLC; Circuit Court of Jefferson County; CV-14-333
  • Aultman v. Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company; Circuit Court of Etowah County; CV-16-900889

Reported Cases

  • Broadnax v. Griswold, 17 So. 3d 656 (Ala. Civ. App. 2008)
  • Bruno’s Supermarkets, Inc. v. Massey, 914 So. 2d 862 (Ala. Civ. App. 2005)

Professional

  • Named by the Alabama Jury Verdict Reporter as one of Alabama’s most prolific attorneys for 2010
  • Member, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Recognized by The Alabama Jury Verdict Reporter as being the second “Most Prolific Trial Lawyer” in the state of Alabama due to the number of cases tried in 2015.
  • Nominated as a ‘Lawyer of Distinction’ by the ABA Journal for 2018.

University of Alabama School of Law

  • Alabama Law Review
  • Member of national trial advocacy team

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association

Courts

  • Alabama state courts
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama 1997
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