Joseph McGowin


Attorney Joseph McGowin

Attorney Joseph McGowin has devoted his career to helping clients and their family find answers for the pain caused by the negligent behavior of others. Joseph dedicates himself to detailed preparation, so he is always prepared to take a case to court if needed. By doing this, he positions his clients to succeed at the negotiation table while also ensuring they aren’t intimidated by resistant defendants. Joseph wants to make sure his clients have a voice, and he’s proud to help them share their story during difficult and highly-contested disputes.

Joseph’s Background & Legal Experience

Joseph was raised in Mobile, Alabama. After high school, he attended the University of Virginia. Here, he obtained his undergraduate degree studying history. Joseph then moved back to his home state to obtain a law degree from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa in 2012.

Attorney McGowin started his law career at a small personal injury firm back home in Mobile. At this firm, he obtained experience representing those suffering from serious injuries and wrongful death. Joseph’s legal work in Mobile focused significantly on medical cases in which the defendants frequently refused to offer a settlement before trial. These medical cases taught Joseph how to win complex cases against difficult defendants.

What Joseph Does at Arnold & Itkin

At Arnold & Itkin, Joseph focuses on helping clients suffering from catastrophic injuries, commercial vehicle accidents, premises liability, wrongful death, and offshore injuries. Each day he applies the same principle to every case he works on: provide the voice and counsel that clients need to overcome some of the most difficult moments of their life.

When Joseph isn’t working on a case, you can find him spending time with his wife and their young daughter. He also enjoys fishing along the Gulf Coast and watching Alabama football.


  • University of Virginia, B.A.
  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D.


  • Alabama State Bar
  • Texas State Bar


  • Selected to Super Lawyers® Mid-South Rising Stars℠ (2018-2019)

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