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Jonathan Coleman Sapp

Jasper, AL

Jonathan Coleman Sapp, Sr., is entering his twentieth year of practice as a personal injury lawyer. He founded The Sapp Law Firm, L.L.C., in 2003 after co-founding the law firm of Warren & Sapp in 2001 and working previously as an associate at the King & Warren firm as a personal injury attorney.

Jonathan was born in Gadsden, Alabama on November 28, 1971, and graduated from Hewitt-Trussville High School in 1990. From there, he went on to The University of Alabama where he received his Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in psychology and minoring in biology.

After obtaining his undergraduate degree, Jonathan studied at The University of Alabama School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 1999. While in law school, Jonathan served as Senator of the Student Bar Association and as a member of the Student Government Association Standing Committee on Libraries, the Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society, the Farrah Law Society, and Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity. He also was the recipient of the Corpus Juris Secundum Award, the CALI Excellence for the Future Award, and the Student Bar Association Leadership Award.

Jonathan is a member of the First United Methodist Church of Jasper. He has served as board member of several community/philanthropic organizations in Walker County, including two terms on the Board of Directors of Chamber of Commerce of Walker County. He is an active member of the Walker County Bar Association, the Birmingham Bar Association, the Alabama Civil Justice Foundation and the Alabama Association for Justice (where he serves as a Sustaining Member and on the Executive Committee).

Aside from the practice of law, Jonathan loves spending time with his family -  Kelsie (wife), Coleman (son) and Mary-Hargis (daughter). He also enjoys travel, doing CrossFit and is an avid fan of all things related to Alabama football and basketball.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death
  • Coal Mine Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Defects
  • Personal Injury
  • Worker's Compensation Law
  • Truck Accidents
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Dog Bite Attacks
  • Boating Accidents
  • Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Day Care Injuries
  • Social Security Disability (SSDI and SSI)
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Products Liability Law

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit


  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • J.D. - 1999
    • Honors: Senator of the Student Bar Association
    • Honors: Student Government Association Standing Committee on Libraries
    • Honors: Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    • Honors: Recipient - Corpus Juris Secundum Award
    • Honors: Recipient - CALI Excellence for the Future Award
    • Honors: Recipient - Student Bar Association Leadership Award
  • The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Major: Psychology
    • Minor: Biology

Representative Cases

  • Drummond Co., Inc. v. Bonner, 848 So.2d 987, 2002, Ala. Civ. App.

Honors and Awards

  • CALI Excellence for the future Award
  • Corpus Juris Secundum Award
  • Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society
  • The University of Alabama School of Law Student Bar Association, Senator
  • The Alabama Lawyer, Board of Editors

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Walker County Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Alabama Association for Justice, Sustaining Member, Emerging Leaders, Executive Committee
  • American Association for Justice
  • Farrah Law Society
  • Alabama Civil Justice Foundation
  • American Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Walker County Chamber of Commerce - Board of Directors, 2000 to 2001
  • Leadership Walker County
  • Helping Hands of Walker County, Board of Governors
  • Barks & Bones Animal Shelter, Board of Directors
  • Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Indigent Defense Advisory Board of the 14th Judicial Circuit (Walker County, Alabama)


  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Delta Tau Delta