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Hammonds, Tina Coker

Assistant Attorney General

Education

  • Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 2003, cum laude; Dean’s Merit Scholarship; Dean’s List; The Order of the Barristers; Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities; Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Trial Advocacy, 2002-03; Associate Research and Writing Editor; Chair of Finance Committee, 2001-2002; Scholar of Merit/Book Awards.   Activities: Cumberland National Trial Advocacy Team – Member, Advocate, Witness; competed in ATLA Regional Trial Competition (2003), Alabama Student Bar Association - Secretary, Peterson National Trial Team Competition, Haley Trial Competition, Donworth Moot Court Competition - Semi-Finalist, Mediation Competition, Dean Search Committee - Student Reference Panel, Sports and Entertainment Law Society – Relations Chair, Wildlife Society - Service Chair, Women Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association - Student Member, ABA, ATLA – Student Member.
  • Duke University, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, B.S., Psychology, Minor in Religion, 2000; Dean's List; Phi Eta Sigma, Honor Society; Vice President, D.U. Equestrian Team; Member , D.U. Women's Crew Team

Clerkships

  • Honorable Jean Brown , Alabama Supreme Court, 2003-2004

Admissions

  • State of Alabama
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama

Experience

  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Alabama Office of the Attorney General,
    Capital Litigation Division and Violent Crimes Division, 2007 - Present
  • Legal Issues Instructor, Montgomery Police Academy
  • Legal Issues Instructor, Alabama Criminal Justice Training Center / Alabama State Trooper Police Academy
  • Chief Deputy District Attorney and Assistant District Attorney, Second Judicial Circuit, 2004-2007
  • Clerk, Hill, Hill, Carter, Franco, Cole & Black, P.C.
  • Clerk, Balch & Bingham LLP
  • Clerk, Sasser, Littleton, and Stidham, P.C.
  • Clerk, Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis, & Miles, P.C.

Legal Areas

  • Criminal Trial and Appellate Prosecution, focusing on Capital Offenses and Violent Crimes along with Drug Prosecution, Special Victims Cases, and Civil Condemnations from Illegal Criminal Activities. 

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Alabama Homicide Investigators' Association, Founding Member
  • Alabama State Bar Association


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