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Attorney Matthew F. Carroll, Partner

Location: Homewood, Alabama
Phone: 205-383-1809
Fax: 205-776-2859
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For over 16 years, Attorney Matt Carroll has represented companies and individuals in business, consumer, and personal injury litigation across a variety of industries, including financial services, utilities, real estate, insurance, and manufacturing.

Matt started practicing in 1998 at a national law firm based in Houston, Texas. From 2002 to 2014, he was an associate and partner at the firm of Balch & Bingham LLP in Birmingham. In 2014, he left Balch to join attorney Inge Johnstone, representing businesses and individuals in their own law firm.

Matt has first chair trial experience in both the courts and in arbitration. He has also handled appeals in state and federal courts in a number of jurisdictions.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2003
  • Texas, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2011

Education

  • Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee
    • J.D. – 1998
  • The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • B.A. – 1994
  • Honors: With Distinction

Published Works

  • The Changing Landscape of Alabama Mortgage and Foreclosure Law, The Alabama Lawyer, Vol. 75, No. 3, 2014
  • Alabama Law on Covenants Not to Compete, The Alabama Lawyer, Vol. 65, No. 1, 2004

Representative Cases

  • Southland Health Services v. Bank of Vernon, et al., 887 F.Supp.2d 1158 (N.D. AL. 2012)
  • Blackmon v. Nexity Financial, et al., 953 So.2d 1180 (S.Ct. Alabama 2006)

Representative Clients

  • Utilities Board of Sylacauga
  • Premier Bank of the South
  • Citizen State Bank
  • Handy Candy LLC

Classes/Seminars

  • The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit, National Business Institute
  • Railroad Permitting Issues, Alabama Natural Gas Ass’n

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Birmingham Bar Association, Member, 2006 – 2014
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2010 – 2014

Past Employment Positions

  • Balch & Bingham, LLP, Partner, 2002 – 2014
  • Bracewell & Patterson, LLP, Associate, 1998 – 2002

  • Worker Injured in Fall at Target Sues and Wins!

    Injured on the job? For one individual it has taken 15 years to find out who was at fault for their injury. On July 10, 2005, Mr. Cioffi, an employee of Communication Technology Services, was installing a new paging system inside of a Target store as part of a renovation project. He used a lift, […] Read More


  • Crock-Pots Recalled After More than 100 Burn-Injury Reports!

      Did you buy a crock-pot multicooker manufactured from July 1, 2017 to October 1, 2018? You might want to hold off on using it this Thanksgiving!   Sunbeam, the manufacturer, is doing a nationwide recall for the multicookers. There has been over 100 reports of burn-injury reports, ranging from first- to third-degree burns. Sunbeam […] Read More


  • Falling Merchandise: Watch Out!

    Quick Tips: If you see improperly stored or dangerous merchandise, bring it to the attention of the store manager.  If you are hurt by falling merchandise, send a relative to the store to take pictures of the area, the display, and the merchandise involved ASAP! Do not give a statement until you have contacted a […] Read More