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Jeannie Bugg Walston

Jeannie Bugg Walston

Starnes Davis Florie LLP
  • Workers' Compensation, Employment Law
  • Alabama
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Summary

My practice is devoted to civil defense litigation, including defending federal black lung claims, workers' compensation litigation, defending mass toxic torts, mining matters, and personal injury defense at both trial and appellate levels. I am admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Alabama as well as the Eleventh Circuit of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Practice Areas
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Federal Black Lung
  • Litigation-Civil Defense
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    I typically meet with clients and then charge a retainer and an hourly rate.
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Equity Partner
Starnes Davis Florie LLP
- Current
Education
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
J.D. / Law (1992)
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Honors: John A. Campbell Moot Court Board
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
B.S. / Marketing (1989)
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Honors: with Honors
Awards
Selected Lawyer
Best Lawyers in America
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Best Lawyers in America
Women Leaders in the Law
Martindale Hubbell
Selected Lawyer
Best Lawyers in America
Women's Leaders in the Law
Martindale Hubbell
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Best Lawyers in America
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Best Lawyers in America
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AV Rating
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar # ASB-2300-A36J
Member
Current
Alabama Worker's' Compensation Organization
Member
- Current
Best Lawyers in America
Selected Lawyer
- Current
National Council of Self Insureds
Member
- Current
Alabama Bar Association-Worker's Compensation Section
Member
- Current
Alabama Self Insurer's Association
Member
- Current
Birmingham Bar Association-Worker's Compensation Section
Member
- Current
Defense Research Institute- Litigation Section
Member
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Alabama Bar Association-Litigation Section
Member
- Current
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
Birmingham Bar Association-Worker's Compensation Section
President
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Birmingham Bar Association-Worker's Compensation Section
Vice President
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Birmingham Bar Association-Worker's Compensation Section
Secretary
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Birmingham Bar Association-Worker's Compensation Section
Treasurer
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Medicare Reporting Requirements and the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute – Where Do We Go From Here?
Alabama Self–Insured Association's Semi–Annual Newsletter
Speaking Engagements
Medicare Compliance in Light of USA v. Strickler, CV–09–PT–2423–E, including Mandatory Reporting Requirements, Medicare Secondary Payer Provisions, Options to Consider in Resolving a Case with a Medicare Claimant, Settlement Options, Future Medicals and T, ASIA Summer Conference, San Destin, Florida
Alabama Self insured's Ass'n
Changes in Federal Black Lung Claims under Section 1556 of the PPACA, Round Table Discussion, Birmingham, AL
Alabama Bar Association
Handling and Litigating Various Coal Mining Claims Including: Defending Federal Black Lung Claims with the 3/23/10 Passage of Section 1556 of the PPACA; Defending State Workers' Compensation Claims in Any State; Medicare Compliance; and Handling MSHA Clai, NBI Webinar, Birmingham, AL
National Business Institute
Alabama's Workers Compensation Act – All you need to know from start to finish, Human Resources Training, Birmingham, AL
HR Training
I give this speech and training 3-4x a year in Alabama in Birmingham, Montgomery and Huntsville.
Providing Panel Physicians in Worker's Compensation Cases, Birmingham Bar Association's Breakfast with the Judges, Jefferson County Circuit Court
Birmingham Bar Association-Worker's Compensation Section
Dealing with Hearing Loss Claims, ASIA's Summer Conference, San Destin, Florida
Alabama Self Insured's Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Jeannie Walston attorney profile
Social Media
Contact & Map
Starnes Davis Florie LLP
P.O. Box 598512
Birmingham, AL 35259-8512
USA
Telephone: (205) 868-6037