Having represented with its predecessors clients throughout Alabama since the 1890s, Ball, Ball, Matthews & Novak, P.A. is one of the oldest law firms in the State of Alabama. The firm has represented insurance carriers almost since its inception and still handles all facets of litigation that arise from that representation.With offices in Montgomery and Mobile, including attorneys licensed to practice in Florida and Mississippi, the firm offers a statewide practice throughout Alabama and a panhandle practice in Florida, defending suits involving products liability, medical malpractice and professional liability claims, industrial accidents, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, construction matters, automobile and personal injury, governmental entity defense, aviation litigation and trucking defense. The firm also handles all types of casualty, property insurance claims, transportation liability, coverage questions, professional errors and omissions, liquor liability, employment matters, mediation, estate and probate matters, real estate, and workers compensation claims and litigation.
Members of the firm are also committed to the advancement of the interests of our clients beyond defending litigation assigned to us—as evidenced by our high level of participation in defense bar associations.
Lawyers in the firm are participating members of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, Alabama Academy of Attorney Mediators, American College of Trial Attorneys, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute, Transportation Lawyers Association, Trucking Defense Association, Property Loss Research Bureau, and the Alabama State Bar and American Bar Association. Several of the attorneys have authored papers appearing in various defense publications and have served as speakers at continuing legal education programs.