Prince-RobertF-colorIn June of 1999, a Tuscaloosa County, Alabama jury issued a verdict that awarded $3.5 million in a wrongful death case that Mr. Prince litigated against a trucking company. In October of 2004, he obtained a $15.5 million verdict in a case against Roadway Trucking. Also notable among his accomplishments, Mr. Prince has achieved the ranking of Board Certified Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Board Certification acknowledges an attorney’s demonstrated integrity and dedication to clients and is awarded to attorneys who meet rigorous standards of continued legal education, lead counsel experience, and successful trial performance. The U.S. Supreme Court and American Bar Association approves these standards to certify attorneys as trial specialists. Among his many other accomplishments, in 1987 Mr. Prince received the Bench and Bar Outstanding Alumnus Award from the University of Alabama Law School. He has also been distinguished as a Master Bencher with the Tuscaloosa Inn of Court. Martindale Hubbell recognized Mr. Prince with an AV Peer Review Rating, which indicates the height of professional excellence and highest levels of skill and integrity. Mr. Prince was recognized in SuperLawyers magazine 2011-2013 and was the 2001 recipient of the Walter P. Gewin Award.


  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Trials in all Courts

“My first and last priority is whether my client is satisfied with my effort and with the result.”



Tuscaloosa County (Executive Committee, 1981-1985) and American Bar Associations; Alabama State Bar; Tuscaloosa Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1978-1979); Alabama Association for Justice (President); American Association for Justice (Sustaining Member; President’s Club, Leadership Forum); Academy of Catastrophic Injury Attorneys; Christian Legal Society.


1974, Alabama; 1975, Florida, U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama and U.S. Supreme Court


Mr. Prince received his education from the University of Alabama, earning his undergraduate B.S. degree in 1970, and his J.D. degree in 1974. He began his legal career with admission to the Alabama State Bar in 1974, and the Florida State Bar in 1975. He is also licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. University of Alabama, B.S., 1970, University of Alabama, B.S., 1970, University of Alabama, J.D., 1974


Robert enjoys coaching the trial advocacy teams at the University of  Alabama School of Law.  Under his leadership, teams have achieved national recognition, finishing in the top twenty annually and earning a national championship in 1990. Throughout the years Mr. Prince has been involved in the community serving on the Board of Directors of the West Alabama Boys & Girls Club.  He is also an active member of First United Methodist Church, where he teaches Sunday School and serves on the Staff Parish Relations Committee. Mr. Prince and his wife Dena are the parents of four children, Mary Elizabeth, Courtney, Willis and Grace.



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