Shawn Junkins Cole
Virtually 100% of Mrs. Cole’s practice involves workers’ compensation matters and other related and ancillary issues including retaliatory discharge/wrongful termination. She represents insurance companies, Funds, governmental entities, corporations, and other businesses, both large and small, throughout Alabama in a variety of workers’ compensation related legal matters including consultations on preventative measures to alleviate on the job injuries and to counsel businesses on handling work-related claims prior to litigation. She has worked in both private practice and as in-house counsel dealing with litigation and regulatory compliance matters for companies that underwrite workers’ compensation and employers’ liability coverage. She is a frequent lecturer on varied workers’ compensation matters including specific legal issues as well as ethics, ethical billing practices, and cost saving measures for adjusters and employers. She also participates on the county and state level in matters involving law student and attorney ethics issues. Mrs. Cole is also heavily involved in community outreach working with nonprofit organizations and serves on several non-profit boards.
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University Birmingham, Alabama, J.D.
University of Alabama,
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, B.A.
Alabama State Bar Association
Member, Workers’ Compensation Division
Montgomery County Bar Association
Montgomery County Bar Foundation
Board of Directors
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Hugh Maddox AMERICAN Inn of Court
Montgomery Claims Association
Alabama Workers’ Compensation Organization
Alabama Workers’ Compensation Defense Lawyers Association
Alabama Volunteer Lawyers
Kiwanis Club of Montgomery
Member & serving on various committees including the Grants and Scholarship Committees
Paseo Board of Directors
Alabama National Fair
Mercy House (a nonprofit day shelter offering valuable services to those in need)