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Hank Sherrod - Florence, AL

119 South Court Street Florence, AL 35630 - 5641

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Florence Civil Rights Lawyer

About Hank Sherrod

Practice Areas

  • Civil Rights
  • Jail Death and Injury
  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil Rights Section 1983 Claims
  • Racial Harassment
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Prisoner Rights
  • Police Liability
  • Police Misconduct
  • Police Excessive Force
  • Police Brutality
  • Illegal Search and Seizure
  • False Arrest
  • False Imprisonment


  • 100%


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1990
  • Alabama, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006

Other Affiliations

  • Lauderdale County Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association, Sections on Litigation, Labor and Employment Law (Member)
  • Alabama State Bar Association, Section on Labor and Employment Law (Member)
  • State Bar of Texas (Member)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (Member)
  • NELA - Alabama (Founding Board Member and President (2005 - Present))
  • The National Police Accountability Project (Member)
  • American Association for Justice, Sections on Employment Rights and Civil Rights (Member)
  • Alabama Association for Justice (Member)
  • Alabama affiliate of the National Employment Lawyers Association (Founding Board Member and President)
  • American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama, 2005 - Present (Legal Committee Member)

Past Positions

  • Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, Dallas, Texas, Associate, 1990 - 1993
  • Hon. Patrick E. Higginbotham, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, Law Clerk, 1989 - 1990


  • Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, Tennessee, 1989
    Honors: summa cum laude
    Honors: Order of the Coif
    Law Review: Vanderbilt Law Review, Associate Articles Editor
  • Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.A., 1986
    Honors: summa cum laude
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa


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Office Information


119 South Court Street Florence, AL 35630 - 5641


  • 877-684-0802 (Toll Free)

Office Hours

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. weekdays. Evening and weekend hours available by appointment.


Other Sources of Feedback About Hank Sherrod

Included on the 2023 Mid-South list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Hank Sherrod on Super Lawyers


  • West Publishing Co. Book Award (One of Top 5 Persons in Class)
  • Am Jur Book Awards in Contracts I, Constitutional Law I, Administrative Law, Criminal Constitutional Law, and Accounting
  • Best Brief Award and Semifinalist, Intramural Moot Court Competition
  • Moot Court Board
  • Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O'Neal Scholar
  • Andrew Ewing Scholar Finalist

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