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Injury Attorneys
for the Gulf South

The lawyers at DSH have been representing injury victims throughout Alabama and Mississippi since 1999. Our unwavering goal is to obtain the best results for our clients.

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Deakle, Sholtis & Hamil, LLC
about our firm

Mark Deakle and Jonathan Sholtis met in 1990 at the University of Southern Mississippi.  They became friends and earned undergraduate degrees in 1994.  After graduation Mark moved to Alabama to attend law school at the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law while Jonathan entered law school at the University of Mississippi. 

Jubal Hamil graduated from Jacksonville State University and met Mark Deakle while they were both students at Jones School of Law.

In 1997 Jonathan Sholtis started his legal career working for a small firm in Mobile, Alabama.  The next year Mark Deakle began his career in Mobile working for Jackson, Taylor & Martino.  In 1999 they joined with Jubal Hamil to form Deakle, Sholtis & Hamil.  Their goal was to represent injury victims throughout Alabama and Mississippi.  They have been fighting for the rights of the people of the Gulf South ever since.

areas of practice

Our firm handles injury cases of all kinds. Automobile collisions, industrial accidents, workplace injuries and death cases are just some of the types of injury cases we handle.

Personal Injury

Physical pain, lost wages, medical expenses, vocational loss and mental anguish are all losses injury victims can suffer as a result of a car wreck...

Trucking Collisions and Car Wrecks

The injuries caused by a car wreck are often devastating. Collisions caused by big trucks are often catastrophic. Unlike vehicles, people are not ...

Wrongful Death

When a loved one is killed because of the conduct of another our lawyers work to recover compensation for their family members...

Workers’ Compensation / On-The-Job Injuries

Most people spend the majority of their waking hours on the job and, consequently, most injuries occur at work.

Third Party Work Injuries

It is not unusual for an injury at work to be caused by someone who is not your fellow employee. Contractors, visitors and others present at the

Co-Employee Liability

Some workplace injuries are caused when a supervisor or fellow employee chooses to remove a safety guard from a machine. Other times, a fellow...

Premises Liability

Premises liability actions involve injuries caused by tripping over broken flooring, falling due to spills, or other problems with a building and its surrounds..

Where We Work

We routinely handle cases throughout Alabama and Mississippi. Mobile, Bay Minette, Hattiesburg, Gulfport, Pascagoula, Jackson, Talledega, Birmingham, Montgomery, Brewton, Monroeville, Grove Hill, – these are just some of the places that we have litigated.  We will travel to all corners of Alabama and Mississippi to represent folks injured in collisions, industrial accidents and work place accidents.


Our Cases

Our clients are referrals from other lawyers or existing clients. We believe that the best advertising comes from results. Lawyers throughout Alabama and Mississippi have trusted DSH to get results for people injured in collisions, industrial accidents, premises liability cases and other injury cases. There is no higher praise than another firm or family member entrusting us with a case. It is not uncommon for our firm to represent several members of the same extended family and their neighbors.

Our Clients

Advocating for the rights of people is our passion. Welders, teachers, truck drivers, nurses, scaffold builders and students. We represent individuals from all walks of life who live and work in Alabama and Mississippi.

These recoveries and testimonials are not an indication of future results. Every case is different, and regardless of what friends, family, or other individuals may say about what a case is worth, each case must be evaluated on its own facts and circumstances as they apply to the law. The valuation of a case depends on the facts, the injuries, the jurisdiction, the venue, the witnesses, the parties, and the testimony, among other factors. Furthermore, no representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers