Rachel Jernigan is a Baldwin County native who grew up in Daphne, Alabama. Rachel graduated from Daphne High School in 2015 and went on to attend The University of Alabama. During her time at The University of Alabama, Rachel was a J.L. Bedsole Scholar, President of The University of Alabama Stewards, the 2018 SGA Executive Director of Homecoming, a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, the Cardinal Key Junior Honor Society, the Rho Lambda Honor Society, an Alpha Chi Omega, and heavily involved in a multitude of other on-campus organizations. In 2019 Rachel received the award from the College of Communication and Information Sciences for Senior Leadership and Service and the award from Alpha Chi Omega for Outstanding Senior Leadership. She graduated with honors in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and a minor in Political Science.
After graduation Rachel went on to attend Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. Rachel received Cumberland’s Scholar of Merit award for Deposition Skills and Technology, Jury Selection, and Solo Practice. She was the Trial Advocacy Board Associate Judge of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Rachel was on the Arbitration team and was a national finalist in the ABA National Arbitration Finals Competition. She was a member of the Judge James Edwin Inn of Court, Cumberland’s Women in Law, Cumberland’s Alabama Student Bar Association, and Cumberland’s Public Interest and Community service organization. Rachel graduated from Cumberland School of Law in 2022.
Rachel clerked for Greene & Phillips in the summer of 2021 and joined as an attorney upon passing the bar exam. Rachel is excited to be back in the area she calls home to practice law and take care of the community around her. She believes it is important to be an intentional and zealous advocate and Rachel enjoys utilizing those traits to represent her clients.
- The University of Alabama (B.A.)
- Cumberland School of Law, Samford University (J.D.)