Jerusha T. Adams

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150 South Perry Street (36104)
Post Office Box 2069 (36102)
Montgomery, Alabama

p: (334) 241-8028

f: (334) 241-8228

Jerusha.Adams@chlaw.com

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Education:

J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2000

B.A., cum laude, Western Michigan

University, 1997

Bar Admissions:

Florida, 2000

Alabama, 2002

Admitted to Practice

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Supreme Court of Alabama

Supreme Court of Florida

Judicial Clerkship

Chief United States District Judge W. Keith Watkins (Aug. 2006-Feb. 2007)

United States Circuit Judge Joel F. Dubina (Sept. 2005-Aug. 2006)

United States District Judge Mark E. Fuller (Dec. 2002-Sept. 2005)

United States Magistrate Judge Vanzetta P. McPherson (Dec. 2002-Dec. 2005)

Honors and Awards

Order of Barristers

Dean’s Research and Writing Teaching Fellow

Certificate for Outstanding Prosecution Skills from the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Adams’ practice includes general litigation, appeals, employment and labor relations, and health care.

Adams previously worked as an Assistant United States Attorney and as Senior Litigation Counsel for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Alabama in both the Civil and Criminal Divisions. Adams has extensive federal court experience as she is a former staff attorney for Circuit Judge Joel F. Dubina of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, former career law clerk for United States District Judge W. Keith Watkins for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, former law clerk for former United States District Judge Mark E. Fuller for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, and former law clerk for retired United States Magistrate Judge Vanzetta P. McPherson for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.

Memberships, Affiliations, and Activities

Montgomery Area Food Bank, Board of Directors

Federal Bar Association, Montgomery Chapter, Board of Directors

Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama Board of Directors

Hugh Maddox Chapter of American Inn of Courts Counselor

Hugh Maddox Chapter of American Inn of Courts, Master of the Bench

National Bar Association, Member

Alabama Lawyers Association, Member

Montgomery County Bar Association

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Junior League of Montgomery, Member

Forest Avenue Academic Magnet Elementary (FAAM) School PTA, Member

Montgomery County Council PTA, FAAM Representative

New Life Church of God in Christ, Usher

Other Professional Experience

Federal Bar Association, Montgomery Chapter, Past President