Joshua A. Willis

Josh Willis is an associate with Webb McNeill Walker. The majority of his practice focuses on § 1983 civil rights litigation. Josh represents Alabama counties, sheriffs, deputies, and corrections officers in matters concerning use of force, conditions of confinement, valid basis for arrest, and other constitutional issues involving law enforcement. Josh has successfully defended Alabama sheriffs and their employees at both the federal and state level.

In addition, Josh also regularly represents the State of Alabama and county boards of equalization in tax litigation. Josh has also represented county commissions in litigation involving negligent entrustment, supervisory liability, negligent design, defamation, and premises liability.

Josh joined Webb & Eley, P.C. as an associate in 2015 after clerking at the Firm during his final year of law school. Prior to entering law school, Josh worked in Washington, D.C. for the U.S. House of Representatives, where he gained valuable experience concerning the legislative process and oversight of federal agencies.

Josh is married and he and his wife have a daughter.

Assistant: Stephanie Turner

Joshua A. Willis

Josh Willis is an associate with Webb McNeill Walker. The majority of his practice focuses on § 1983 civil rights litigation. Josh represents Alabama counties, sheriffs, deputies, and corrections officers in matters concerning use of force, conditions of confinement, valid basis for arrest, and other constitutional issues involving law enforcement. Josh has successfully defended Alabama sheriffs and their employees at both the federal and state level.

In addition, Josh also regularly represents the State of Alabama and county boards of equalization in tax litigation. Josh has also represented county commissions in litigation involving negligent entrustment, supervisory liability, negligent design, defamation, and premises liability.

Josh joined Webb & Eley, P.C. as an associate in 2015 after clerking at the Firm during his final year of law school. Prior to entering law school, Josh worked in Washington, D.C. for the U.S. House of Representatives, where he gained valuable experience concerning the legislative process and oversight of federal agencies.

Josh is married and he and his wife have a daughter.

Assistant: Stephanie Turner

EDUCATION

B.A., Auburn University, 2005
J.D., Jones School of Law, magna cum laude, 2015

BAR ADMISSION

Alabama State Bar
United States District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
The Federalist Society
Montgomery County Bar Association

AWARDS & HONORS

2019 & 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star
ATLA National Trial Competition Champion, Region VI
American University Weschler First Amendment Moot Court Competition Finalist
Executive Editor, Jones Law Review

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