John A. Tinney

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Roanoke, AL

Attorney at Law
 | 739 Main Street, PO Box 1430
Roanoke, AL 36274
Phone: 334-863-8945
Fax: 334-863-7114
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2014, 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Family Law (10%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of his own law firm John A. Tinney, Attorney at Law, in Roanoke, Alabama, John has more than 40 years of experience representing his clients throughout the eastern part of the state, including in the counties of Randolph, Clay, Calhoun, Lee and Chambers. He focuses his practice primarily on plaintiff's personal injury litigation, helping people who have been harmed by the negligence or recklessness of others in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, dangerous products, nursing home neglect, premises liability and wrongful death. Mr. Tinney also handles other types of legal issues for his clients, including divorce and other family law matters, estate planning and probate, real estate transactions, criminal defense, and workers' compensation claims and appeals.

Mr. Tinney pursued his undergraduate studies at The University of Alabama and received a Bachelor of Science in 1970. Remaining in Tuscaloosa, he then went on to attend The University of Alabama School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1974. Admitted to practice in Alabama, Mr. Tinney is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Due to his successful track record and high degree of ethics, Mr. Tinney is held in high regard by his fellow professionals, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He is also a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, an invitation-only organization consisting of the leading civil plaintiff and criminal defense trial attorneys from each state. A former member of the board of directors of the Alabama Association for Justice, Mr. Tinney is also an active participant in the American Bar Association 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 (80%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Family Law (10%)

Criminal Defense (10%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2014, 2016 - 2019

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Admitted: 1974, Alabama

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Alabama, 1974

Representative Clients:

  • randolph county attorney, roanoke telephone, americas home place, randolph county water authority. roanoke utilities, and roanoke city school system
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Office Location for John A. Tinney

739 Main Street
PO Box 1430
Roanoke, AL 36274

Phone: 334-863-8945

Fax: 334-863-7114

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Last Updated: 10/21/2019

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