Barbi Agricola, founder of Agricola Law, concentrates her practice in the areas of plaintiff’s personal injury law, family law and criminal defense. Barbi was born and raised in Montgomery, where she attended LAMP High School, a nationally-ranked college preparatory school. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, where she was accepted into the school’s prestigious University Honors Program, which only accepts fifty students a year. Barbi graduated magna cum laude with University and Departmental honors, earning a major in Political Science and a double minor in Criminal Justice and Philosophy and Law, all within the span of three years.
After College at UAB, Barbi attended law school at the University of Alabama School of Law in Tuscaloosa, where she received numerous awards for her trial advocacy skills, leadership skills and involvement in the law school. She was a member of the Order of the Barristers, the Bench & Bar legal honor society, and Law School Ambassadors, among others. Barbi also served as the Managing Editor of the Law & Psychology Review, where she also had a legal article published. As part of the school's trial advocacy and moot court teams, she won first place at the National Trial Advocacy Competition in one year and in another year advanced to the quarter-final rounds in moot court competition.
Achievements and Accomplishments
After law school, Barbi completed several federal clerkships, including clerking for the Honorable William M. Acker, Jr. of the Northern District of Alabama, the Honorable Joel F. Dubina, then Chief Judge of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Honorable W. Keith Watkins, Chief Judge of the Middle District of Alabama. These experiences enable Barbara to maintain a vibrant federal court practice with a high level of knowledge and skill.
Areas of Practice
Civil Rights Law
Georgia Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Honors: Alabama Trial Advocacy Competition Team
Honors: 2009 National Trial Advocacy Competition, First Place
Honors: Order of the Barristers, 1 of 13 students selected
Honors: Jerome A. Hoffman Student Leadership Award
Honors: American Judicature Society "Outstanding Trial Advocacy Achievement" Award
Honors: C. Dallas Sands Ambassador Leadership Award
Honors: Taylor "Excellency in Trial Advocacy" Award
Benefit From Our Extensive Educational And Legal Experience
We dedicate ourselves to pursuing justice for our clientele. As a client of our full-service law firm, you have an advantage of retaining knowledgeable and skilled attorneys capable of handling matters across a broad legal spectrum.
Barbi's impressive academic background shapes her counsel years after her graduation from college and law school. Accepted into the school's selective honors program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham, she graduated magna cum laude in three years. Enrolled at The University of Alabama School of Law, Barbi earned many leadership and advocacy awards. At her private practice in Opelika, she has been selected as a Super Lawyer has received an AV rating* by Martindale-Hubbell*. These awards are given only to the highest caliber attorneys.
Al, admitted to the Alabama bar in 1978, has a long and distinguished record as an attorney and a judge. Al 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. He received a recent appointment by the Alabama Supreme Court to serve on its Standing Committee on the Alabama Rules of Appellate Procedure.
Awards and Recognition
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