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Michael T. Stallings

Special Counsel

118 East Garden Street
Pensacola, Florida 32502

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Office: 850-436-7000
Fax: 850-436-7099

A versatile defense litigator, Michael Stallings strives to provide high-quality legal representation for his clients . He has experience handling all phases of the litigation process from pre-litigation investigation through dispositive motions and trial throughout the States of Florida and Alabama. He aims to develop a mutually beneficial relationship with the individuals and companies he represents while always providing timely and well-thought legal advice.

Michaels passion for litigation and oral advocacy and has led to vast experience representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants in a wide variety of cases, including automobile accident litigation, premises liability litigation, first-party homeowner/commercial insurance disputes, construction defects, and other matters involving insurance coverage. His experience representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants enables him to provide acute advice and provide pragmatic solutions in handling legal disputes and conflicts. While most matters resolve long before trial, Michael handles every matter as if his client’s position will be presented to a jury in order to make sure his clients are always prepared.

In his free time, Michael enjoys practicing yoga, watching football (avid fan of the University of Alabama), and traveling.

Representative Matters

  • Successfully secured summary judgment in the Northern District of Florida, on behalf of an Insurance Broker, involving a breah of contract action arising from a denial of insurance coverage for a vessel damaged during Hurricane Michael.
  • Successfully argued and secured summary judgment on behalf of a property owner in a personal injury action brought in the Circuit Court of Mobile County, No. CV-16-900368, by a motorist who collied with a cow on a highway.
  • Achieved a favorable settlement in a fire cause and origin subrogation case alleging damages in excess of one million dollars after successfully arguing and obtaining summary judgment from the trial court due to a lack of evidence pursuant to National Fire Protection Association 921 (NFPA 921), Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigation (settlement achieved pending re-hearing on Motion for Summary Judgment).

OVERVIEW

A versatile defense litigator, Michael Stallings strives to provide high-quality legal representation for his clients . He has experience handling all phases of the litigation process from pre-litigation investigation through dispositive motions and trial throughout the States of Florida and Alabama. He aims to develop a mutually beneficial relationship with the individuals and companies he represents while always providing timely and well-thought legal advice.

Michaels passion for litigation and oral advocacy and has led to vast experience representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants in a wide variety of cases, including automobile accident litigation, premises liability litigation, first-party homeowner/commercial insurance disputes, construction defects, and other matters involving insurance coverage. His experience representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants enables him to provide acute advice and provide pragmatic solutions in handling legal disputes and conflicts. While most matters resolve long before trial, Michael handles every matter as if his client’s position will be presented to a jury in order to make sure his clients are always prepared.

In his free time, Michael enjoys practicing yoga, watching football (avid fan of the University of Alabama), and traveling.

Representative Matters

  • Successfully secured summary judgment in the Northern District of Florida, on behalf of an Insurance Broker, involving a breah of contract action arising from a denial of insurance coverage for a vessel damaged during Hurricane Michael.
  • Successfully argued and secured summary judgment on behalf of a property owner in a personal injury action brought in the Circuit Court of Mobile County, No. CV-16-900368, by a motorist who collied with a cow on a highway.
  • Achieved a favorable settlement in a fire cause and origin subrogation case alleging damages in excess of one million dollars after successfully arguing and obtaining summary judgment from the trial court due to a lack of evidence pursuant to National Fire Protection Association 921 (NFPA 921), Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigation (settlement achieved pending re-hearing on Motion for Summary Judgment).

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law – 2016
  • University of West Florida – 2012

Admissions

  • State of Alabama – September 2016
  • State of Florida – April 2018