Serious Injury in the Community

As native Alabama residents, the partners of Serious Injury Law Group are deeply committed to the community. Our locally owned firm in Montgomery, AL was established by Chuck James and Gerald Brooks, two lifelong Alabama residents who share the mission of protecting the rights of accident victims. As lawyers, they understand how they can make a difference in the lives of others, which is a guiding principle in all they do. In addition to zealously representing clients inside and outside the courtroom, the team at Serious Injury Law Group helps the local Montgomery community through civic work and donations to worthy causes that are designed to help our community thrive.

We never forget that our success is a blessing or take it for granted. We work hard to ensure that Montgomery, AL is a great community where we are proud to raise our families. Below, learn about the causes that our team is involved with and how we are committed to giving back. If you believe our lawyers can be of service to you in any way, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

How Serious Injury Law Group Gets Involved

At Serious Injury Law Group, we show that we are serious about the law and about the Montgomery community. Our team is active in the local community, supporting schools, social causes, and local organizations who share our mission to make Montgomery, AL the best place to live.

As local residents of Montgomery, AL, we understand the importance of providing a quality education to our youth, so we have set up the Serious Injury Law Group and Award. Through this fund, we have previously awarded up to $12,000 in annual scholarships in essay contests for Black Belt High School students. Most recently, we responded to the COVID-19 crisis by offering 15 scholarships to high school seniors who show promise in their educational commitment and 25 scholarships to middle and high school students who have shown great academic improvement. 

Donations Made: 

In addition to the projects listed above, Serious Injury Law Group supports the community through monetary donations and sponsorships. Our firm is committed to giving back and has made donations over the years to the following organizations: Sidney Lanier High School, Alabama State University’s General Fund,  Alabama State University’s Football program, and Alabama State University’s Track and Field programs, Tuskegee University, Robert E. Lee High School, That’s My Child, Central High School-Lowndes County, Alpha Phi Alpha MLK Scholarship (Montgomery, Alabama), Vigor High School (Prichard, Alabama), Dutchess Divas and Gents Youth Club, and Success By Six (Montgomery Family Guidance Center). 

Past and Present Board Seats: 

Chuck James has demonstrated his commitment to civic organization by proudly has proudly serving on the following boards:

  • United Way of River Region
  • Hateless Foundation, Inc.
  • Alabama Civil Justice Foundation
  • Alabama Association of Justice
  • Alabama State Bar (Bar Commissioner, Character and Fitness Committee)
  • Rebuilding Together Central Alabama
  • Aid to Inmate Mothers, Inc.
  • Freedom Rides Museum
  • Brantwood Children’s Home
  • Resurrection Catholic Missions

He and the rest of the team at Serious Injury Law Group work diligently everyday to protect the rights of Alabama accident victims and to make the local community a better place to live and work.  

Other Affiliations:

Serious Injury Law Group has also partnered with various community organizations to support civic causes and share critical information about the law, including media outlets and organizations such as Magic City Classic, Magic City Classic Rickey Smiley Morning Show, Gumptown Magazine, Alabama News Network, Captiv8, and inCity magazine. We have also been involved with other social causes, including: Perfect Note, Minority Black Business Award, Teen-to-Work, STREAM Innovations, Gulf Coast Challenge, Frank S. James II Award, Doubletree Downtown (Cocktails and Candy Canes), and Vulcan Magical Nights.

It is our greatest honor to serve clients throughout Montgomery, AL and the surrounding areas. We look forward to continuing to serve our community and improve it in every way we can for many years to come.