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George W. (Skip) Finkbohner, III

Skip Finkbohner was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. He obtained his college degree in 1983 from Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude. He obtained his law degree from Duke University in 1986, and was admitted to the Alabama Bar in 1986.

One of the great professional challenges for a trial lawyer is to consistently win major court battles across a wide range of different types of cases, and over a significant period of time. In an era when fewer and fewer civil cases go to trial, Mr. Finkbohner has established a track record of multi-million dollar jury verdicts in a wide variety of different types of cases, including those arising out of industrial accidents, product liability, wrongful death, medical negligence, insurance fraud, environmental pollution, business wrongdoing, and others. He has represented plaintiffs in cases that resulted in some of the nation's top jury verdicts, as compiled and reported by the National Law Journal and other news agencies. See news and media story links below.

Skip and his wife Sandra live in Theodore with their three daughters, Baxter, Rachel and Hannah Marie.


  • Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (1996-present)
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, International Society of Barristers
  • Associate, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • One of only 20 attorneys in the United States recognized as National Personal Injury “Litigation Stars” by Benchmark Plaintiff in 2012, and again 2013-present
  • Consistently listed in Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top plaintiff attorneys in Alabama
  • Listed annually in Best Lawyers in America® since 2006 for Personal Injury Litigation; and since 2010 for Product Liability Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions
  • Martindale- Hubbell rating---AV® Preeminent™ 5.0/5.0 Peer Rating
  • Inducted into the McGill-Toolen Catholic High School Hall of Fame in 2001 for athletic accomplishments
  • Member of the Alabama Bar Association, the Mobile Bar Association (2000 Chairman of the Civil Practice Committee and Vice Chairman in 1999), the Alabama Association for Justice (Executive Committee), and the American Association for Justice

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George W. (Skip) Finkbohner, III

Email: gwf@cunninghambounds.com
Phone: 251-471-6191
Fax: 251-479-1031

Legal Secretary: Geri May
Email: gmm@cunninghambounds.com
Paralegal: Amy Bolt
Email: akb@cunninghambounds.com

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