Russell Brown Robertson

Russell Brown Robertson

Partner
Location:
Jasper, Alabama
Phone:
205-282-9226
Fax:
205-387-2589
Email:

Russ has been associated with the firm since 1997, and has recently been named a partner of the firm. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a Law Clerk to Associate Justice Reneau Almon of the Alabama Supreme Court. A Jasper native, Russ graduated with honors from Walker High School in 1989, and served as President of the Student Council in his senior year. He earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Finance, with a concentration in Banking Administration, from the University of Alabama in May of 1993. Russ attended law school at the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, where he was an Associate Editor of the Cumberland Law Review, and graduated in 1996. While in law school, he served as a Research Assistant to Professor Stephen Ware.

Russ is an Eagle Scout, having received the award in 1985. He is also a Vigil Honor Member of the Order of the Arrow's Aracoma Lodge #481. He currently serves as Chairman of the Mountain District of the Boy Scouts of America Black Warrior Council. Russ enjoys snow-skiing, golf and coaching youth league basketball at Jasper's First Baptist Church, where he is a member and Parliamentarian of the Recreation Committee.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1997

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Employment Law -- Employer
  • Contracts
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Business Organizations
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1998

Education

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D. - 1996
    • Honors: Research Assistant, Professor Stephen Ware
    • Law Review: Associate Editor, Cumberland Law Review, 1994 - 1996
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • B.S., Finance - 1993

Representative Clients

  • Walker County Board of Education
  • City of Jasper, Alabama
  • Jasper Industrial Development Board
  • Reliable Air Conditioning Systems, Inc.
  • Byars Insurance
  • City of Dora, Alabama
  • Dora Water and Gas Board
  • D. Shannon Johnson Appraisals, Inc.
  • Southern Accents Architectural Antiques
  • Griffin Appraisal Services, Inc.
  • Edgil Enterprises, Inc.

Honors and Awards

  • Eagle Scout, 1985
  • Vigil Honor Member, Order of the Arrow, 1991

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Boy Scouts of America, Unit Commissioner, Troop 126
  • Boy Scouts of America, Chairman, Mountain District, Black Warrior Council
  • Alabama Bar Association, Member
  • Walker County Bar Association, Member
  • Jasper First Baptist Church, Recreation Committee, Chairman

Past Employment Positions

  • Justice Reneau Almon, Alabama Supreme Court, Law Clerk, 1996 - 1997