Joe A. King, Jr., has been trying cases on behalf of injured plaintiffs or surviving families since 2000.
Mr. King is AV Preeminent® rated. This is the highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.
Firm founder Harvey Morris brought King in as an intern one summer and then hired him immediately after he got his law degree and passed the State Bar in 2000. His legal accomplishments since then have earned him prestigious professional recognition. Recognized in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America ©, Joe A. King Jr was recognized in six categories, including Litigation – Insurance, Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions – Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Product Liability Litigation, Plaintiffs, and Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants. In 2016, King was named Best Attorney by the Best Attorneys of America and listed as one of the Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the State of Alabama by the American Society of Legal Advocates. Additionally, King was the recipient of “Lawyer of the Year” from Best Lawyers in 2020 for his work in Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants and again in 2022 for Litigation – Insurance. In 2015 , he was featured in the Top Ten Under 40 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. King has also been named as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Alabama by the National Trial Lawyers Association and an Alabama SuperLawyer by SuperLawyers magazine since 2016.
Joe King appeared on the legal podcast Next Lawyer Up with Ron Sykstus in April of 2020. You can listen to the episode with Joe and Ron by clicking here.