Jerusha T. Adams, a shareholder at Capell & Howard P.C., has been selected by the Judges of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama as a full-time Magistrate Judge.
Managing Partner Courtney Williams said, “The firm is very pleased to congratulate Jerusha on her selection as a Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama. Although Jerusha’s time with Capell & Howard has been short, we have watched her accomplish great things in her professional career and in the local community. While we are sad to lose Jerusha as a member of the firm, we are thrilled to see her take on this new position, and we look forward with pride to her service in the federal judiciary. We know that she will do great things.”
Before joining Capell & Howard, Jerusha 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. She served as staff attorney for Circuit Judge Joel F. Dubina of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, career law clerk for Chief United States District Judge W. Keith Watkins for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, law clerk for former United States District Judge Mark E. Fuller for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, and law clerk for retired United States Magistrate Judge Vanzetta P. McPherson for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.
Jerusha graduated cum laude from Western Michigan University and received her Juris Doctorate from Emory University.