Joel L. Sogol, Attorney at Law

811 21st AvenueTuscaloosa, AL 35401

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Updated: 11/15/2017

Overview

I began my legal career in the Tuscaloosa County Public Defenders Office as a Senior Assistant Public Defender in 1974. After four and a half years in the Public Defender's Office, I decided to enter private practice in 1978. I started my own firm in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and was joined in 1979 by Joel Chandler, an associate from the Public Defender's Office. We formed a partnership and practiced together until 1992, when Joel Chandler was elected to one of the two District Court Judge...

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Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law

Litigation

  • 95%

Honors

  • Voted The Title of "Super Lawyer in Criminal Law in Alabama" by SuperLawyer Magazine, 2008
  • Roderick Beddow, Sr. Award, Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers "For Many Years of Distinguished Service in the Field of Criminal Law", 1991

Classes and Seminars

  • Trial Advocacy Program, Adjunct Professor, University of Alabama Law School, 1982 - Present
  • Motions and Discovery in Death Penalty Cases, Presentation, Loosening the Death Belt VI Regional Death Penalty Conference, 2002
  • Religious Diversity, Dealing with Different Beliefs Panelist, Leadership Alabama, 2000 - 2001
  • Recent Developments of the Law presentation: Practical Crim Def Law, ABICLE, Sept. 2002, 2002 - Present
  • Training Seminar-Notre Dame, National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), 1994
  • Public Prayer & the Public, Keynote Speaker, Freedom from Religion Foundation National Convention, 1995
  • Lectures on the Lawyers Role in Sentencing, Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1994
  • Avoidance of Malpractice in Criminal Cases, Attorney's Insurance Mutual Conference, 1993
  • Competency Under Rule 11, A.R.Cr.P., Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1991
  • Director and Lecturer in Criminal Law, Peoples Law School, 1987 - 1990
  • Panelist in Discussion of Criminal Justice System Representing Criminal Defense Viewpoint, Alabama Crime Victims Annual Conference, 1989
  • Panelist in Discussion of Criminal Justice System Representing Criminal Defense Viewpoint, Alabama Crime Victims Annual Conference, 1990
  • Lectures in Recent Criminal Decisions and Search and Seizure;, Alabama Law Institute/Continuing Legal Educati, 1985
  • Death Penalty Conference, Lawyers Role in Sentencing, Alabama Criminal Defense Laywers Association, 1994
  • Religious Diversity-Dealing with Different Beliefs Panelist, Leadership Alabama, 2001
  • Lectures on Avoidance of Malpractice in Criminal Cases, Attorney's Insurance Mutual Conference, 1993

References

  • Sheldon Rosenzweig, Retired Director of Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment, Indian Rivers Mental Health Center, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Joe Morrison, University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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Address

811 21st AvenueTuscaloosa, AL 35401

Fax

  • 205-345-0971

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