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Alex D. Weatherby joined the firm in August of 2010. He graduated from Samford University in 2006, with Summa Cum Laude honors. He then attended University of Georgia School of Law, receiving his juris doctorate degree in May of 2010, with Cum Laude honors. Mr. Weatherby’s practice is entirely devoted to litigation.

While in law school, Mr. Weatherby was a member of the Moot Court Board and Mock Trial Board. Through these organizations, he competed nationally in the ABA National Moot Court Competition and Emory Civil Rights Competition. In his final year of law school, he was named a Pupil to the Chattahoochee Inn of Court, which is an honorable legal society dedicated to improving the skills, professionalism and ethics of its members. He served as a member of the SBA Student Affairs Committee.

Mr. Weatherby received the “William King Meadow Award” while at Georgia law school. This award, which is voted on by students and faculty, is “given to one student in the graduating class best exemplifying integrity, responsibility, and high legal ethics, and who has the keen sense of humor necessary to bring a proper perspective to solving legal issues.” Mr. Weatherby prides himself on living true to this award, practicing law with integrity, ethics, and the proper perspective.

Mr. Weatherby worked for the Western Circuit of Georgia Public Defender’s Office during his third year of law school, in which he regularly argued motions and hearings before a Superior Court Judge. At Carr & Weatherby, Mr. Weatherby been involved in hundreds of legal cases.  He has recovered millions in damages for injured plaintiffs, and he has successfully tried and defended multiple cases.

Mr. Weatherby was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. He and his wife live in Decatur, GA with their daughters and dog.


  • 2006

    Graduated from Samford University in 2006, with Summa Cum Laude honors.

  • 2010

    Attended University of Georgia School of Law, receiving his juris doctorate degree in May of 2010,

Practice Areas


    Carr & Weatherby represents lawyers and accountants in professional liability defense. We are intimately familiar with the unique and often complex laws that govern professional liability. Our strategies for swift resolution often involve filing successful summary judgment for our clients based on any provisions we find available. Through numerous court orders, we have obtained rulings granting our client’s judgment as a matter of law.


    Carr and Weatherby has for decades served as one of the leading general defense firms in Atlanta and throughout Georgia and surrounding states. In that capacity we have defended thousands of cases, including car and truck accidents, legal and accounting professional liability, product liability, premises liability, environmental claims, and an array of miscellaneous claims relating to negligence and contract disputes. We have tried well over 100 jury trials. We have handled cases in at least fifty of the one hundred and fifty-nine counties in Georgia and in all of the federal courts in Georgia.


    In the legal industry, personal injury lawyers are an all-too-familiar sight. Finding an Atlanta personal injury lawyer who can stand out amongst the competition can be difficult, but we at Carr & Weatherby like to think that we have earned our reputation as a reliable choice among Atlanta personal injury law firms.


    Patients place a tremendous amount of trust in their surgeons, physicians and medical care professionals. Unfortunately, these health care professionals sometimes breach the standard of care. We have recovered millions of dollars for persons injured in acts of medical malpractice. These lawsuits can provide compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering, and future medical care.


    Carr and Weatherby is one of the premier trucking law firms in the Southeast handling a wide array of legal issues from catastrophic personal injury and death to regulatory matters. We have handled thousands of cases and claims involving truck accidents.


    Carr & Weatherby is perhaps best known for its role as counsel in complex, high profile securities, antitrust, and products liability class action cases throughout the United States. This practice area is a primary focus of our firm. By participating in leadership roles for many high-profile class action cases, we have accumulated significant expertise in this practice area and a reputation for successful resolution on behalf of our clients.


    Product liability is a complex field of law that encompasses a wide range of specialized knowledge. Carr & Weatherby has extensive experience representing defendants and clients alike on such cases. Product liability cases come in many shapes and sizes. There are cases that cause personal injury, such as an exploding tire, or there are cases that result in recalled products, such as our work with ballistic police vests.


    Premises liability cases may entail a complicated set of overlapping factors that can greatly affect the decision of the jury or presiding judge. Carr & Weatherby has the experience to navigate these issues in order to build the best possible strategy for our clients. We have worked on hundreds of premises liability cases, including wrongful death, paralysis, and other catastrophic injuries. We have defended large Fortune 500 companies in defense of cases, and we have represented injured persons seeking deserved compensation.


    At Carr & Weatherby, we have years of experience representing both insurers and insureds in coverage disputes. Insurance coverage is governed by a unique set of rules and cases. Our balanced approach is especially helpful in the world of insurance disputes, where often many different arguments can be made as to the insurer and insureds obligations under a policy. Because we have worked on both sides of the aisle, our clients can rest assured that the attorneys at Carr & Weatherby understand both an insurer’s obligations under a policy and an insured’s expectations for coverage.