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Experienced & Compassionate Gadsden Attorney

philip-milesAttorney Philip E. Miles

Do you have a legal problem? Attorney Philip E. Miles helps people in Gadsden with a wide variety of legal issues. Mr. Miles is a compassionate professional who takes his clients’ concerns and problems seriously. From general litigation matters to personal injury , Philip Miles is a seasoned lawyer with over 25 years of real-life legal experience under his belt.

Areas of Practice:

  • General trial litigation
  • Automobile wrecks
  • Environmental law
  • Business formation
  • Employment practices consultation
  • Commercial litigation and insurance litigation
  • Employee benefits
  • Retaliatory discharge
  • Worker's compensation
  • Civil rights litigation
  • Workers' compensation
  • Personal injury and death
  • Property damage
  • Fraud
  • Railroad litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama, 1991
  • Alabama Supreme Court, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 1991

Education: 

  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1991
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Honors: Farrah Law Society
  • Honors: Environmental Law Society, President, 1990
  • Honors: Environmental Law Society, Treasurer 1989
  • Honors: Laws Counselor, 1989

Law Review: 

  • Law and Psychology Review, Managing Editorial Board, 1990 - 1991
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 1987, B.S.
  • Major: Health Care Management

Published Works: 

  • Research and Drafting Contributor, Roberts-Cusimano, Alabama Tort
    Law Handbook, 1990
  • Research and Drafting Contributor, Roberts-Cusimano, Alabama Tort
    Law, 2nd Edition, 1996
  • Research and Drafting Contributor, Roberts-Cusimano, Alabama Tort
    Law, 3d Edition, 2000
  • Jury Wars Part II, Are We In Danger Of Losing The Seventh Amendment,
    The Ecologic Powerhouse, Dec. 2003.

Honors and Awards:

  • Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society

Professional Associations and Memberships: 

  • Etowah County Bar Association Member
  • Alabama State Bar Member
  • Alabama Association for Justice Member
  • Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, 1998 - Board of Governors
  • American Association For Justice Member
  • Alabama Civil Justice Foundation Member

Past Employment Positions:

  • Special Assistant State Attorney General

Local Interests and Civic Activities: 

  • Coosa River Society, Founding Member and President 1993 - 1994
  • Gadsden/Coosa Riverfront Development and Design Board, Chairman, 2006 - 2009
  • Rosehaven Center for Domestic Violence, Board of Directors 2004 - 2006
  • Kiwanis Club
  • Middle Coosa River Watershed Project, Member
  • Middle Coosa Clean Water Partnership, Member
  • Coosa River Society, Member/Director
  • Alabama Rivers Alliance
  • Gadsden Preservation Project (Citizen Group Devoted to Bringing Recycling to Gadsden

Personal:

Attorney Philip E. Miles was born on June 22, 1964, in Mobile, Alabama. He has three lovely children: Megan, age 20, attends Harvard University. Josh, age 19, attends Berkley College of Music. Savannah, age 10, attends Gadsden City High School.

Philip's hobbies include outdoor activities with his children, whitewater canoeing, biking, camping, hiking and music. When not doing other things, Philip plays guitar in a local band "logjammin" and "The New Delusions.”