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Joseph P.H. Babington

Member of the Firm

Martindale-Hubbell Rating:
AV Preeminent

Joseph P.H. Babington - Helmsing Law

Professional Experience

General civil trial and appellate practice for more than 25 years, with a focus on product liability defense, mass tort, multi-district, class action, and other complex litigation, substantial experience in commercial disputes and insurance matters, and special knowledge regarding expert witnesses. Successfully argued Kumho Tire case in United States Supreme Court.


  • University of Notre Dame, B.A. (with highest honors) 1981
  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D. 1984

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Louisiana 1984
  • Alabama 1988
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • Supreme Court of Alabama and all other Alabama state courts
  • Supreme Court of Louisiana and all other Louisiana state courts
  • Pro Hac Vice in various other state and federal courts.