Mr. Bailey joined the firm as an associate in 2008. His practice is devoted to civil litigation with a primary focus on commercial litigation, insurance defense, professional liability, collections, construction law, and appellate practice. He has experience handling a variety of matters in state district and circuit courts, the Court of Civil Appeals, the Alabama Supreme Court, probate court, the Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama, and all federal district courts in Alabama. Evans enjoys the diversity of his practice and the unique challenges of each case. A technology enthusiast, he is constantly trying to keep his office “paperless.”
Evans is a member of the Alabama and Montgomery County Bar Associations, the Federal Bar Association, ADLA, DRI, and the state Volunteer Lawyers Program.
Drafted appellate brief in case which successfully overturned injunction entered against clients in a private right-of-way dispute. Kish Land Co., LLC v. Thomas, 42 So. 3d 1235 (Ala. Civ. App. 2010).
Drafted successful appellee’s brief in Mandella v. Pennington, 73 So. 3d 1257 (Ala. Civ. App. 2011). The case was recognized by Alabama Law Weekly as one of the most significant Alabama Court of Civil Appeals decisions in 2011.
Participated in drafting Amicus Brief in Macon County Greyhound Park v. Knowles, 39 So. 3d 100 (Ala. 2009).
In Faulk v. Husqvarna Consumer Outdoor Prods. N.A., Inc., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 41335 (M.D. Ala. Mar. 2012), successfully argued that Plaintiff had either voluntarily abandoned or had not pursued in good faith claims against a non-diverse defendant in order to defeat remand in a products liability action.
Part of Rushton Stakely trial team which after nine days of trial in federal court obtained verdict of $1.825 million for construction company against engineering firm in a case involving the construction of an aircraft hangar.
With shareholder Jim Garrett, successfully defended a timber broker in a state court trial which alleged the wrongful death of one of the broker’s subcontractors, along with racial discrimination.
With shareholder Ron Davenport, obtained summary judgment in favor of a national property insurance carrier in a case involving the April 27, 2011 tornadoes.
While attending the University of Georgia, Mr. Bailey was a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Golden Key Honor Society, and the Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society. In law school, Mr. Bailey served as vice president of the student division of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association.
Mr. Bailey is a member of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Montgomery, Alabama. He also serves on the Alumni Council for the Montgomery Academy.