David P. Stevens

dstevens@hglawpc.com
Central Alabama Office

After graduating cum laude from Washington and Lee University in 1992, Mr. Stevens attended law school at Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama, graduating in 1995. He began his career clerking for the Honorable Terry Butts on the Alabama Supreme Court, and after serving the Court for the year, joined the firm’s practice in the central Alabama office in 1996. For the first years of his practice, he concentrated primarily on employment discrimination, product liability insurance, fraud and bad faith litigation, motor vehicle litigation and workers’ compensation. Beginning in 2001, his practice primarily shifted to automobile litigation and workers’ compensation practice. David has successfully defended numerous corporations, and also represents the State of Alabama on numerous workers’ compensation matters throughout the state. In addition to this workers’ compensation practice, David maintains an active motor vehicle litigation practice. His practice focuses on the handling of personal injury claims, against both employers and motor vehicle carriers, including commercial motor vehicle accidents, private commercial motor vehicle accidents, professional litigation, and the defense of employers and workers’ compensation matters. Often times, his client will call him immediately upon an injury to their employee for legal advice prior to the litigation process even beginning. His active trial practice includes over twenty trials on average per year, and he is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He frequently speaks at various seminars, teaches continuing education seminars, and has been published in the Alabama Lawyer on workers’ compensation matters.

Since being admitted to the Bar, David is an active participate at both the local and state levels in various legal and non legal activities. This includes involvement with the Montgomery Bar Association and the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, where he completed a three year term as a statewide Board of Director. David is also actively involved in the community. He is a member of First Baptist Church, director of his Sunday School class, serves on the local Jimmy Hitchcock Committee, and is actively engaged in coaching youth sports.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama State Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama

Legal Education

  • Cumberland School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1995
  • American Journal of Trial Advocacy

College Education, Honors and Activities

  • Washington and Lee University, Bachelor of Arts cum laude (American History) 1992
  • Chi Psi Fraternity

Affiliations

  • Alabama State Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association – Director
  • Alabama Self Insured Association
  • Alabama Workers’ Compensation Organization
  • Defense Research Institute (Workers’ Compensation Section)