Beasley Allen Law Firm, Montgomery, AL
Principal, Founder

Jere Beasley

Montgomery, AL

Beasley Allen lawyers live by our creed of “helping those who need it most”. Our law firm has helped thousands of clients get the justice they desperately needed and deserved.

Jere Beasley, Founding lawyer

About Jere

In 1979, Jere Beasley founded the firm that is now known as Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C. Beasley Allen is one of the country’s leading firms involved in civil litigation on behalf of claimants, having represented hundreds of thousands of people. The firm employs more than 250 people and 100 attorneys.

Beasley credits the firm’s motto “helping those who need it most,” to his mother, who he says lived it every day. That mission extends throughout the firm and shapes how its employees look at their work and their role in the community. 

Jere is married to the former Sara Baker of Adamsville, Alabama. They have three children: a son named Jere Jr., daughters Julia Anne Beasley and Bee McCollum, six grandchildren – all girls – and six great-grandchildren.

Jere avidly follows Auburn University sports and Boston Red Sox baseball. He is an active member of St. James Methodist Church.

Community Involvement

Jere is actively involved in various civic endeavors, which include the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

  • Alabama (1962)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1982)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (1979)
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama (1962)
  • University of Alabama (J.D., 1962)
  • Auburn University (B.S., 1959)


Representing clients in courtrooms around the U.S. including state and federal courts.

Jere has tried hundreds of cases and won numerous landmark verdicts and settlements that positively impacted the community. His practice areas include product liability, personal injury, insurance fraud, and business litigation.

The key to Jere’s success is his intense commitment to his clients, making him undoubtedly one of the top trial lawyers in the nation and a leading advocate for those who have been mistreated.

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Public Justice Foundation
  • Public Citizen
  • American Association for Justice
  • Alabama Association for Justice
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Roscoe Pound Foundation
  • Alabama Civil Justice Foundation
  • Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • Public Justice Foundation

Awards & Recognitions

Professional Accomplishments

Jere has consistently been named to prestigious lists such as Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and Chambers USA Leading Lawyers. He has been recognized four times by Lawdragon as one of the top 500 plaintiff consumer lawyers. In 2017, he was honored to be inducted into the Lawdragon Plaintiff Consumer Hall of Fame.

Jere was selected to receive the 2016 American Association for Justice Tonahill Award, presented to individuals who have shown exceptional dedication and support to consumers and the trial bar. It is named after Joe Tonahill, a highly regarded advocate for the civil justice system.

Jere received the War Horse Award from the Southern Trial Lawyers Association in March 2011. This award recognizes the country’s most outstanding trial lawyers who have been practicing for over 40 years, have demonstrated exceptional advocacy skills and are committed to advancing justice. These recipients are respected leaders in their communities.

The Trial Lawyer magazine named Jere a member of The Round Table: America’s 100 Most Influential Trial Lawyers in 2011. This selection places him among the top 100 civil plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys in the United States.

In 2020, Jere was recognized by The Trial Lawyer magazine and The National Law Journal as one of America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers. This prestigious list honors the top 50 civil plaintiff and criminal defense trial lawyers in the United States.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association “War Horse” award
  • America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers (2020)
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers
  • Lawdragon Hall of Fame (2017)
  • Midsouth Super Lawyers
  • Martindale AV Rated
  • Best Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers 2014 Montgomery Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs’ Lawyer of the Year
  • Business Alabama Magazine – Top 10 Largest Alabama Jury Verdict Awards

Jere has also received several awards from community organizations such as: 

  • 2006 Citizen of the Year” by the March of Dimes
  • The 2018 Montgomery Sunrise Rotary Club’s public service achievement and contribution award.
  • The 2020 Montgomery County Bar Association (MCBA) Service & Achievement Award.


Jere’s achievements have been featured in well-known publications such as Time Magazine, Business Week, National Law Journal, Law360 and The Daily Report. 

National television news networks have also highlighted his work. He has also been a guest speaker at legal seminars and other events across the country. 

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