Starnes Davis Florie

Alex Terry Wood

Partner

11 North Water Street
Suite 20290
Mobile, AL 36602

Alex Terry Wood

Alex Terry Wood

Partner

11 North Water Street
Suite 20290
Mobile, AL 36602

Alex Wood, a native of Mobile, is a partner at Starnes Davis Florie. Before joining the firm, Alex clerked for The Honorable Charles A. Graddick, Presiding Judge of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Mobile County, Alabama.

Professional Recognition

  • Rising Star for state of Alabama by Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine
  • Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society, University of Alabama School of Law
  • Trial Advocacy Competition Team, University of Alabama School of Law
  • Student Judicial Board for the University of Alabama
  • George Peach Taylor Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, University of Alabama School of Law

Community Involvement

  • Mobile Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute Young Lawyers Committee
  • Defense Research Institute Retail & Hospitality Section
  • UMS-Wright Preparatory School Young Alumni Panel

Highlights

  • Celeste Lambert v. Autry Greer & Sons, Inc. Obtained summary judgment in a premises liability case on an open and obvious theory wherein the Plaintiff allegedly tripped and fell on a metal panel and sustained neck injuries resulting in an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
  • Cheryl Phillips v. Autry Greer & Sons, Inc. – Obtained defense verdict in the Circuit Court of Mobile County, Alabama in a personal injury case filed against a regional grocer for damages allegedly sustained by Plaintiff when she allegedly slipped and fell in water in the store.
  • Linda Marbles v. Target Corporation – Obtained complete dismissal of a personal injury action filed against a national retailer on claims for negligence related to a slip and fall incident in front of a water fountain.
  • Mildred Sims v. Winn-Dixie Montgomery, LLC – Obtained complete dismissal of personal injury action filed against national grocery store chain on claims of negligence and wantonness arising out of a trip and fall incident on a floor mat at the store entrance.
  • The Estate of Marie Carr v. Food Giant Supermarkets, Inc. – Obtained complete dismissal of a personal injury action filed against a national grocer on claims for negligence and wantonness for damages allegedly sustained by Plaintiff when she tripped and fell over a parking block in a handicapped parking space outside the store. Plaintiff alleged the subject handicapped parking space violated the Americans with Disabilities Act and asserted a cause of action for negligence per se for the alleged violation of the statute.
  • Beverly Tunstall v. Georgia-Pacific Brewton LLC, et al – Obtained summary judgment on behalf of three co-employee defendants on claims asserted against them for willful misconduct by their fellow employee for the alleged failure to install, repair and/or maintain a safety device while operating a forklift in a plant for a national paper mill factory.
  • Johnson v. LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Inc. – Obtained complete dismissal of a personal injury action filed against a blood donor center related to a syncopal episode following a donation by a patient who collapsed and sustained bodily injuries.
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Fun Facts

Alex and her husband, David, welcomed triplets in October 2016.

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