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"No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by others lawyers."

  Jake A. Norton

Honors & Awards:  

  • Named Wiregrass Board of Realtors "Affiliate of the Year" - 2016

Legal Experience:

  • Practiced eleven years in the Wiregrass
  • Primary focus has been on Personal Injury claims, Wrongful Death claims, Worker's Compensation claims and Contract Disputes 
  • Handled hundreds of personal injury claims in the Wiregrass
  • Member of the American Bar Association and The American Association for Justice since 2005.  
  • ​Legal counsel for the Dothan Association of Realtors.  
  • Served as co-counsel on personal injury lawsuits in Florida, West Virginia, New Jersey and Texas.  
  • Served as co-counsel on class action lawsuits against DuPont and Ford Motor Company
  • Admitted into every state and federal court in Alabama
  • Accredited by the US Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Active volunteer in the Wills for Heroes program as well as the Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers program

Born and raised in Dothan, Jake A. Norton established The Norton Firm in 2012.  Focusing primarily on Personal Injury Law, particularly those involving automobile, motorcycle and trucking accidents, he has also handled numerous worker's compensation claims.  Knowledgeable and tenacious, Jake Norton is dedicated to delivering positive results and protecting your rights.  

After four years of service in the U.S. Navy, Jake Norton attended Troy University, earning a Masters of Business Administration.  He went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in 2005 and was admitted to the Alabama State Bar later that year.  Moving back to Dothan, he began his legal career as an associate attorney with The Cochran Firm where he handled many automobile accident cases and co-counseled in litigation against DuPont and Ford Motor Company.  He later partnered with Michael Gamble at The Gamble Law Firm and was the lead attorney on all cases for two years, traveling to multiple states representing people who had been injured by another's negligence or willful conduct.

Opening The Norton Firm in 2012, his experience in class action lawsuits against large corporations and hundreds of personal injury claims combined with a dedication to each and every client have allowed him to establish a strong stance and informative counsel for all cases.

Jake has been married to his wife, Dawn, for 15 years and together they have one daughter.  In his free time he serves as Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Wiregrass Habitat for Humanity and enjoys scuba diving, spending time with his family and is an avid Survivor fan.

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Military Service:

  • Served as Active Duty in the US Navy from December 1993 to December 1997
  • Stationed at Naval Air Station Memphis in 1994
  • Stationed at Naval Air Station Jacksonville from 1994-1997
  • Managed the Secret Level cryptographic vault while stationed in Jacksonville.  



  • Juris Doctor from Faulkner University's Jones School of Law - May 2005
  • Masters of Business Administration from Troy University - May 2005
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Troy University - December 2000

Serving Dothan, AL

and the surrounding Wiregrass Area