Algert S. Agricola Jr.

Algert S. Agricola Jr.

Location:
Opelika, Alabama
Phone:
334-610-1064
706-341-3124
Fax:
334-759-7558
Email:

Algert S. Agricola, Jr. was admitted to the Alabama Bar in 1978. Algert received his Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University of Louisiana in 1974 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1978. He served as Law Clerk and Staff Attorney, for the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals from 1978 to 1980. He served as Law Clerk to Judge Truman M. Hobbs, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama, in 1980. Algert was appointed Assistant Attorney General for the State of Alabama, Civil Litigation Section, and served from 1980 to 1987. Algert served in the administration of President Ronald Reagan as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Middle District of Alabama, Criminal Division and Civil Forfeitures from 1987 to 1989. Algert is a member of the Montgomery County Bar Association and the Alabama State Bar Association. His practice concentrations are in election law, constitutional law, long term care, insurance coverage analysis, mental health law, employment practices litigation, premises liability, administrative law, and white-collar crime. Algert has been appointed to serve as a Special Assistant Attorney General while in private practice to represent the interests of the State of Alabama and its employees. He is currently serving as an Administrative Law Judge for the State of Alabama. Algert is a past president of the Hugh Maddox Inn of Court and is current president of the Montgomery Chapter of the Federalist Society.

Over his almost four decades as a lawyer, Algert has represented seven Alabama governors, three chief justices of the Alabama Supreme Court, four associate justices of the Alabama Supreme Court, and numerous circuit and district judges. Recently, Algert was appointed by the Alabama Supreme Court to serve on its Standing Committee on the Alabama Rules of Appellate Procedure.

Areas of Practice

  • Election Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Long Term Care
  • Insurance Coverage Analysis
  • Mental Health Law
  • Employment Practices Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Administrative Law
  • White-Collar Crime

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 1990
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1981

Education

  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • J.D. - 1978
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • B.A. - 1974

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Member
  • Alabama State Bar, Member
  • Alabama Law Institute Council, Member
  • Federalist Society, Montgomery Chapter, Member
  • Hugh Maddox Inn of Court, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, Law Clerk and Staff Attorney, 1978 - 1980
  • Judge Truman M. Hobbs, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama, Law Clerk, 1980
  • State of Alabama, Civil Litigation Section, Assistant Attorney General, 1980 - 1987