Barbara Agricola

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Opelika, AL

Agricola Law, LLC
 | 127 S 8th Street, Opelika, AL 36801
Phone: 334-759-7557
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Barbara Agricola is the founder of Agricola Law Firm, LLC, which is located in Opelika, Alabama, and offers a full range of legal services in a variety of practice areas to meet the needs of a diverse client base. A highly rated attorney, Ms. Agricola provides personalized assistance and effective support to clients throughout Alabama and Georgia who have legal issues involving any of the following:

·         Criminal law

·         Family law

·         Appellate law

·         Personal injury

·         Estate planning

·         Civil rights

·         Employment law

·         Expungements

·         Education law

An Alabama native, Ms. Agricola received her Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in political science from The University of Alabama at Birmingham and her Juris Doctor from The University of Alabama School of Law. In 2014, both the Alabama State Bar Association and the State Bar of Georgia admitted her to practice.

In addition, Ms. Agricola is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle, Southern and Northern Districts of Alabama, the Middle District of Georgia and the Middle District of Louisiana. She also practices before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the Court of Appeals of Georgia.

As an attorney, Ms. Agricola genuinely cares about the legal issues that affect her clients, and she works closely with all she serves, remaining in constant contact with them throughout all legal proceedings, fighting to help them achieve the positive results they expect. Regardless of the complexities involved with a client's case, Ms. Agricola possesses the skills and resources necessary to help them find a solution tailored to their specific needs and goals.

Through this high level of commitment to her clients and her impeccable professionalism, Ms. Agricola has received a number of awards and honors. She holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys voted her to its list of 10 Best in Client Satisfaction in 2016.

A consummate professional, Ms. Agricola is involved in several professional legal organizations, including the National College for DUI Defense and the Alabama State Bar Association Family Law Section.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Litigation (40%)

Criminal Defense (40%): Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Theft, Traffic Violations

Employment & Labor (10%): Employment Law - Employee, Whistleblower, Labor Law

Personal Injury - General (10%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Theft, Traffic Violations

Employment & Labor: Employment Law - Employee, Whistleblower, Labor Law

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Rising Stars: 2017

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About Barbara Agricola

Admitted: 2010, Alabama

Professional Webpage: https://www.agricolalaw.com/barbara-agricola/

Honors and Awards:

  • Trial Advocacy and Moot Court Teams, University of Alabama School of Law
  • Law School Ambassadors, University of Alabama School of Law
  • Best Oral Argument Award, University of Alabama School of Law
  • American Judicature Society Trial Advocacy Award, University of Alabama School of Law
  • Taylor “Excellence in Trial Advocacy” Award, University of Alabama School of Law
  • Sands Student Leadership Award, University of Alabama School of Law
  • Hoffman Student Leadership Award, University of Alabama School of Law
  • The Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society, University of Alabama School of Law
  • The Order of the Barristers, University of Alabama School of Law
  • Lead Counsel selection, Ms. UAB 2004
  • Martindale-Hubbell client satisfaction award, 2016-2017
  • Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Star
  • Alpha Omicron Pi
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV premminent rating (2016, 2017)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National College for DUI Defense
  • Columbus Inn of Court
  • Lee County Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association, Family Law section
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
  • Georgia
  • Alabama

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Auburn Young Professionals
  • Lee County Junior League
  • Opelika Rotary Club

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lecturer at Continuing Legal Education seminars (CLEs)
  • Book series: Inside the Minds: Defense Strategies for Drug Crimes (2016-2017 Edition) my chapter: “Caught Red-Handed: A Practical Guide to Help Your Client in Federal Drug Crime Cases”
  • The Psychology of Pretrial Identification Procedures: The Showup is Showing Out and Undermining the Criminal Justice System, 33 ALA. L. & PSYCH. REV., 125 (2009)
  • Managing Editor of the Law & Psychology Review, University of Alabama School of Law

Educational Background:

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Honors: magna cum laude, Honors: University Honors Program, Honors: With Departmental Honors in Political Science, Major: Political Science, Double minor: Philosophy and Law, and the Criminal Justice
  • LAMP High School
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Office Location for Barbara Agricola

127 S 8th Street
Opelika, AL 36801

Phone: 334-759-7557

 

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Last Updated: 8/15/2017

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