Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne P.C.
Mr. Beasley's practice is focused on the defense of business entities, health-care providers, major corporations, and insurance carriers, primarily in injury-related lawsuits. The Florida Bar, Board of Civil Trial Advocacy, the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization, and the National Board of Trial Advocacy have recognized him as a board-certified specialist in civil trial law. He has tried numerous lawsuits in state and federal courts and has actively represented clients in matters involving wrongful death, products liability, civil rights, medical malpractice, premises liability, and class actions. As an active member of the International Association of Defense Counsel, Mr. Beasley has served as a faculty member of the Trial Academy, convention chairman, Medical Defense Committee chairman, and board member of the IADC Foundation. Mr. Beasley frequently lectures on health-care liability, negotiation strategies, record keeping, deposition and trial testimony, and changes in the law.
Honors and Awards: Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 2007. Listed in the area of medical malpractice. Named an Alabama Super Lawyer by SuperLawyers.com every year since 2008.
Court Admissions: United States Supreme Court; United States Court of Federal Claims; United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; United States District Courts Northern District of Alabama, Middle District of Alabama, Southern District of Alabama; Eastern District of Tennessee, Middle District of Tennessee, Western District of Tennessee, Middle District of Florida, Southern District of Florida; All Alabama state courts, All Tennessee state courts, All Florida state courts
Professional Affiliations: Alabama Bar Association Tennessee Bar Association; Board-Certified Civil Trial Specialist; Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization, Florida Bar Association; Board-Certified Civil Trial Lawyer; Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education; International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Board Member, IADC Foundation; National Board of Trial Advocates, Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy; Alabama Defense Lawyers Association; Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute (DRI); Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association