James Stuart McAtee

Alexander Shunnarah Injury Attorneys, P.C. - Birmingham
3626 Clairmont Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35222
(205) 983-8116
www.shunnarah.com


Stuart McAtee joined Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys, P.C. in 2010, and limits his law practice to helping those injured through no fault of their own along with representing disabled clients. He handles wrongful death and catastrophic injuries in the civil litigation arena, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) cases where employees have been victimized by employers not paying them for time worked, and claimants filing for Social Security Disability.

Mr. McAtee lives in Birmingham with his wife Erin and their four children.  He and his family attend Church of the Highlands.

Awards & Recognition:

Life Member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum; The Top Trial Lawyers in America (recognizes attorneys with verdicts and judgments of over $1,000,000)
Voted Alabama Super Lawyers 2009-2014
Voted National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Lawyers
Voted "Best Lawyers" in Birmingham 2007-2008, 2008-2009
Who's' Who in American Law (2000, 2001)
Appointed Abogado Consultor Ad Honorem by the Government of Mexico
National Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Lawyers
Alabama Top 10 Best Social Security and Disability Attorneys for client satisfaction
An accredited attorney for the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for veterans' benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Experience & Cases:

Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys, P.C., 2010 - Present
Attorney

Lewis Feldman, Lehane & McAtee, LLC, 2008-2010
Partner/Attorney/HR Manager

Lewis & McAtee, 2004-2010
Attorney/Partner

Spain & Gillon, 2002-2004
Attorney

Lamar, Burgess, Hale, Miller, Norris and Feldman, P.C., 1996-2002
Attorney

Tennant Smallwood, 10th Judicial Circuit Court of Alabama, 1995-1996
Law Clerk

Professional Memberships:

Alabama State Bar
United States Court of Appeals -11th Circuit
United States District Court - Southern, Middle, Northern Districts
Birmingham Bar Association, Member Entertainment Committee
United States District Court-Southern, Middle, Northern Districts
United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR)

Education:

University of West Florida
Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 1987

University of West Florida
Masters Degree in Business Administration (specialty: Marketing), 1991

Birmingham School of Law
Juris Doctor, 1995

Speaking Engagements:

Frequent speaker at Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars including:

Lorman Education Services CLE (Automobile Insurance Law(including Uninsured Motorist Law)-2003
Clair Bar Association CLE- ("Making Lemonade Out of Manufacturers' Lemons")-2005
National Business Institute CLE ("How To Present Your Case at Trial")-2006
National Business Institute CLE ("How to Win Your First Jury Trial")-2007-08
National Business Institute CLE ("Handling the Auto Injury Claim")-2008
National Business Institute CLE ("Trial of the Personal Injury Case")-2009
Barristers Education Services CLE ("Premises Liability")-2009
National Business Institute CLE ("Settling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims")-2010
Barristers Education Services CLE ("Achieving Settlement Through Effective Mediation")-2010
Barristers Education Services CLE ("Negotiation & Settlement & Other Practical Tips for Litigators")-2010
National Business Institute CLE ("Civil Procedure and Judicial Review Outside of Trial")-2011
Barristers Education Services CLE ("Premises Liability Practice in Alabama")-2013
National Business Institute CLE ("Voir Dire and Jury Selection")-2013
National Business Institute CLE ("Building Your Civil Litigation Skills")- 2014