Sandestin, FL- Toby D. Brown, a partner with Cunningham Bounds, LLC in Mobile, Alabama, will be sworn in today as president of the Alabama Association for Justice (ALAJ). The organization, supported by over 1200 attorneys across the state, serves as the state’s lone voice advocating for and protecting the rights of Alabama consumers.

“ALAJ is dedicated to ensuring that the courtroom is a level playing field where everyday Alabamians are treated no different than powerful interests,” said Brown. “I am honored to lead these efforts and will work tirelessly outside the courtroom to ensure that Alabamians have their day inside the courtroom.” Brown is no stranger to fighting for the rights of Alabama consumers as he has been lead counsel and co-lead counsel on numerous multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements in cases involving products liability, automobile and trucking accidents, medical negligence, industrial accidents, admiralty and maritime law, environmental pollution and fraud in which his clients have been severely injured or killed. He is a Fellow in the International Society of Barristers, Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and the current President of the Alabama Civil Justice Foundation. He received his J.D. from the University of Alabama and his B.S. from the University of South Alabama.

Brown is the 7th lawyer from Cunningham Bounds to serve as president of the ALAJ, a tradition dating back to the early days of the firm. The law firm of Cunningham Bounds, LLC, founded in 1958, is based in Mobile, Alabama and has been representing plaintiffs for over 50 years. The firm provides services in the following areas: personal injury, business litigation, product liability and medical malpractice. In addition, the firm has expertise in national and state class action litigation involving defective products, consumer fraud, and complex litigation. For more information, visit

The ALAJ’s mission is to make sure any person who is injured by the misconduct and negligence of others can get justice in the courtroom, even when taking on the most powerful interests; to eliminate civil justice restrictions; to ensure its members have the tools needed to provide a level playing field through timely ethical and educational programs; to strengthen the civil justice system so that deserving individuals can get justice and wrongdoers can be held accountable; to strive for equality in the one room where individuals and powerful interests are held accountable-The American Courtroom. For more information on the Alabama Association for Justice, please visit their website at:

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