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James B. Newman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Helmsing, Leach, Herlong, Newman & Rouse, P.C.

Representation of businesses and individuals in disputes, litigation, trials and appeals in state and federal courts for over thirty years.

Client Comments

  • "Jim is the preeminent authority in many areas of practice. His attention to detail is second to no other, and the patience with his client's understanding of each matter is one of his best traits. I must add that out of the many attorneys I have used, he is the one I am always drawn to; always ensuring our best interests are protected."

    Prentiss Smith

    Cogburn Health Services

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The LaClede Building, Suite 2000
150 Government Street
P.O. Box 2767
Mobile, AL 36652
Firm Phone: 251-432-5521

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation (Civil Litigation, Insurance, Product Liability, Tort)
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Lawyer of the Year


  • Vanderbilt University (BA) (1973)
  • Samford University (J.D.) (1976)

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama State Bar Association

Organizations & Affiliations

  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (ADLA) — Board Member
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) — Member
  • American Bar Association — Member


  • United States District Court

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Languages Spoken
  • English