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About Us

Representing clients in Alabama for

over a century

Having represented clients since the 1890s, Ball, Ball, Matthews & Novak is one of the oldest law firms in the state of Alabama.

With offices in Montgomery and Mobile, including attorneys licensed to practice in Florida and Mississippi, the firm offers a practice throughout the Southeast, defending suits in state and federal courts 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 has represented insurance carriers almost since its inception and still handles all facets of litigation that arise from that representation. 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:


Several of the attorneys have authored papers appearing in various defense publications and have served as speakers at continuing legal education programs.


We are a Primerus firm.

Ball, Ball, Matthews & Novak is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms (Primerus). The firm has been a member since 2018.

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