Sidney W. Jackson, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Mobile, AL

Jackson & Foster, LLC
 | 75 St. Michael Street, PO Box 2225
Mobile, AL 36602
Phone: 251-433-6699
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Securities Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Sidney W. Jackson, III, is an attorney at Jackson & Foster, LLC, in Mobile, Alabama. Mr. Jackson devotes his practice to personal injury law, serving clients throughout the Mobile metropolitan area in Mobile and Baldwin counties. He handles cases involving motor vehicle accidents, insurance fraud, medical negligence, products liability and other personal injury matters.

Mr. Jackson has been licensed to practice law in Alabama since 1982. He has more than three decades of legal experience and is also admitted before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Jackson has received many honors for his accomplishments, including receiving an AV Preeminent* rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating awarded by the organization. He has also been recognized as a “Top Attorney in Alabama” by Business Alabama Magazine and one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by the American Association for Justice. He volunteers with the South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program and received the organization’s “Lawyer of the Year” award in 2009.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in corporate finance from The University of Alabama, Mr. Jackson graduated from Samford University Cumberland School of Law. He is a certified civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and belongs to organizations, including the Mobile Bar Association, the Alabama State Bar, the American Bar Association, the Alabama Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Medical Devices, Products Liability

Securities Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Personal Injury - Products: Medical Devices, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Sidney Jackson, III

Admitted: 1982, Alabama

Professional Webpage: http://jacksonfosterlaw.com/our-attorneys/sidney-w-jackson-i...

Honors and Awards:

  • Recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Attorneys by The American Trial Lawyers Association,  2009-2012
  • Nominated for the Alabama State Bar Pro Bono Award, 2010
  • Recognized as A Top Attorneys in Alabama by Business Alabama Magazine 2010, 2013
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certification in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Southwest Alabama Trial Lawyers Association
  • Alabama Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Mobile Bar Association, President, Young Lawyers Section, 1989
  • Alabama State Bar, Member, Executive Committee, Young Lawyers Section, 1986
  • Alabama State Bar, President, Young Lawyers Section, 1992 – 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 2013
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Alabama, 1982
  • Alabama, 1982

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Jeanne M. Teter v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company 97L114 (First Judicial Circuit IL)
  • Class Counsel: Castano v. American Tobacco Company, et al.
  • Hicks v. Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Arkansas
  • Woodruff v. Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Lead Class Counsel: Phelan v. Life Insurance Company of Georgia
  • Lawley v. Chevron Chemical Company, Inc., 720 So.2d 918 (Ala. Civ. App. 1997)
  • Ex Parte Howell, 704 So.2d 479 (Ala. 1997)
  • Woodruff v. Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama, 803 So.2d 519 (Ala. 2003)
  • Hicks v. Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Arkansas, 2002 WL 1291743 (Ark. 2002)
  • Labat v. Mallard Bay Drilling, 806 So.2d 917 (La.App. 2002)
  • Life Insurance Company of Georgia v. Johnson, 701 So.2d 524 (Ala. 1997)
  • Foster v. Life Insurance Company of Georgia, 656 So.2d 333 (Ala. 1994)
  • Oral Argument to U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of respondents in Kuhmo Tire Company, Ltd, et al v. Patrick Carmichael, et al, Supreme Court 97-1709

Educational Background:

  • B.A., Corporate Finance, University of Alabama, 1979
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Office Location for Sidney W. Jackson, III

75 St. Michael Street
PO Box 2225
Mobile, AL 36602

Phone: 251-433-6699

 

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Last Updated: 12/8/2017

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