Joseph J. Minus , Jr. - Phelps Dunbar LLP

Joseph J. Minus , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014

Jay Minus practices in the areas of municipal law, commercial litigation and labor and employment. His practice focuses on all aspects of employment law in the defense of union issues, Title VII ADEA, ADA, FLSA, FMLA, OSHA and civil rights claims. Mr. Minus also specializes in personal injury claims involving wrongful death, products liability, industrial accidents, and fraud. As general counsel for two cities, he handles all aspects relating to city operations including public meetings, municipal contracts, municipal development and municipal financing. He also handles insurance coverage questions for numerous clients. His clients include municipal corporations, manufacturers, contractors, service providers, shipping companies, automobile dealerships, physicians/medical providers, shipyards and insurance companies. He regularly appears in Alabama and Federal Courts.

Mr. Minus is a certified mediator and serves as City attorney for the cities of Chickasaw and Satsuma, Alabama. He also serves as attorney for the Chickasaw Industrial Development Board, the Utilities Board for the City of Chickasaw, and for the Waterworks and Sewer Board for the City of Satsuma.

Mr. Minus was with Lyons, Pipes & Cook in Mobile before the firm joined Phelps Dunbar.

The University of AlabamaBA 1981Cumberland School of LawJ.D. 1985
Alabama State BarDefense Research InstituteAlabama Defense Lawyers AssociationAlabama Association for Municipal AttorneysDowntown Rotary ClubMobile Chamber of Commerce

Office Location

101 Dauphin Street, Suite 1000
Mobile, AL 36602
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Employment Law - Individuals