Attorney Adam Jarvis assists individuals with estate planning and represents estates for the deceased in probate court. If you need a will, trust, power of attorney, durable power of attorney, living will or advance medical directive, Adam will be happy to help.
Adam also represents individuals and small businesses for all general civil litigation, real estate transactions, contract drafting and enforcement, corporation and LLC formation, business purchase and sale and many others.
He considers estate planning the most enjoyable part of his practice because it is an opportunity to help clients provide for their children, grandchildren and the other individuals and organizations that mean the most to them during their lives. As a father of five children, caring for his children is a frequent topic of conversation for Adam.
He is experienced in construction law and business litigation and is honored to have been able to represent small businesses including many in the construction, manufacturing, retail and foodservice industries in legal consulting and in litigation relating to collections, employment disputes, contract negotiations, construction defects and manufacturing defects.
Adam was born in Mobile Alabama and grew up in the Oakleigh Garden Historic District. Adam attended St. Ignatius Catholic School in Mobile Alabama and then McGill-Toolen Catholic High School where he graduated in 2002. Adam earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Alabama in 2006. While at the University of South Alabama, Adam assisted disabled students by taking notes for them during their classes. During summer and winter breaks, Adam worked at Jarvis Plumbing Company which his family has owned and operated since 1954. Adam attended Loyola New Orleans College of Law where he received his Juris Doctor degree in 2010. During law school, Adam helped his family renovate several historic homes in the Oakleigh Garden District. Construction and small business have always been at Adam's core, and they are the reason why he is dedicated to zealous representation of contractors, trades people and other small businesses today.
After passing the bar exam and being admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 2010, Adam worked as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Roderick (Rick) Stout. While working for Judge Stout, Adam helped schedule the civil court docket, review briefs and motions, analyze relevant case law and prepare orders. In 2012, Adam went to work at a private law firm in West Mobile where he represented contractors and small businesses, personal representatives of estates and individuals with insurance claims. Adam helped some of the smallest businesses in town prevail in litigation against global corporations. He opened and closed probate estates. He also defended contractors when projects ran into problems.
Today, Adam is a solo-practitioner and owner of Jarvis Law Firm, PC. Jarvis Law Firm, PC is a general practice law firm and is ready to represent you individually or your business for a broad variety of legal needs.
Adam lives in midtown Mobile with his wife, Amanda, their four daughters and one son who attend St. Mary Catholic School. They enjoy barbecuing in their back yard, cheering for the LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints and collecting eggs from their backyard chickens. Adam and his family are parishioners at St. Joan of Arc Parish on Ann Street in Mobile.
J.D., Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, 2010
B.A., Psychology, University of South Alabama, 2006
State of Florida, 2013
State of Louisiana, 2015
United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, 2012
United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, 2015
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2017
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2017
Mobile Bar Association