John A. Tinney

Top rated personal injury attorney in Roanoke, Alabama

The Tinney Law Firm
John A. Tinney
The Tinney Law Firm

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Criminal defense, Family law; view more

Licensed in Alabama since: 1974

Education: The University of Alabama School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2014, 2016 - 2022

The Tinney Law Firm

739 Main Street
PO Box 1430
Roanoke, AL 36274 Visit website


John A. Tinney is a personal injury attorney in Roanoke, Alabama, with over 45 years of legal experience. Mr. Tinney is the founder of The Tinney Law Firm, and represents plaintiffs throughout the state of Alabama in matters involving catastrophic injury, motor vehicle accidents, trucking accidents, wrongful death and other issues.

Mr. Tinney is dedicated to helping injured victims and their families receive compensation after an injury or loss of a family member caused by negligence. Over the course of his career, he has secured compensation for victims in many major cases and received various honors and awards. Additionally, he has experience with family law and criminal defense law. He has litigated cases in all these areas of law at the trial and appellate levels.

Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Tinney an AV Preeminent* peer review rating, the highest available rating reserved for attorneys demonstrating high legal capability and ethical standards. Additionally, The National Trial Lawyers included him in its “Top 100 Trial Lawyers’ list and the National Association of Distinguished Counsel named him one of the “Top One Percent.”

A respected and valued member of his legal community, Mr. Tinney is a member of the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. He is a former board member of the Alabama Association for Justice and the County Attorney for Randolph County, Alabama.

After earning his bachelor's degree at The University of Alabama, Mr. Tinney graduated from The University of Alabama School of Law. He holds a license to practice law before all Alabama state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

*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

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Criminal defense, Family law

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff

  • 80% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 10% Criminal defense
  • 10% Family law

First Admitted: 1974, Alabama

Professional Webpage:

  • Recipient, Super Lawyer
  • Member, The Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Alabama
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Alabama Trial Lawyers Association
  • Alabama, 1974
Representative Clients:
  • randolph county attorney, roanoke telephone, americas home place, randolph county water authority. roanoke utilities, and roanoke city school system

Office location for John A. Tinney

739 Main Street
PO Box 1430
Roanoke, AL 36274

Phone: 334-863-8945


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2014, 2016 - 2022

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