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Jana Russell Garner, Attorney at Law

Jana Russell Garner



Office (Tuscaloosa): 205.737.8205

Office (Selma): 334.407.9603

Mobile: 334.412.6490

Fax: 334.460.1454

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Mailing Address: 

Post Office Box 364

Selma Alabama 36702

Tuscaloosa Office: 

Worksouth - Suite 262
1490 Northbank Pkwy
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 3540

Selma Office: 

Trustmark Bank Building, 2nd Floor, Suite 200
310 Broad Street

Selma, Alabama 36701


Jana Russell Garner is an experienced advocate in and out of the courtroom in all types of legal matters and negotiations. She is an accomplished litigator and mediator in jury and non-jury cases representing anyone from individuals to international corporations, whether plaintiffs or defendants, throughout the State of Alabama.


Jana Russell Garner began her legal career in 1997. She has been involved in cases with jury verdicts or settlements from very little to millions of dollars. After working with both plaintiff and defense-oriented law offices, Jana Russell Garner established JRG Law Offices, LLC in the fall of 2017. She maintains office locations in Selma and Tuscaloosa. Though licensed to practice throughout the State of Alabama, she focuses on legal matters occurring iAutauga, Baldwin, Bibb, Chilton,  Clarke, Dallas, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lowndes, Marengo, Mobile, Montgomery, Perry, Pickens, Shelby, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Washington, and Wilcox counties.

Jana Russell Garner obtained her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Cumberland School of Law in 1997. Prior to obtaining her J.D., she received her B.A. from Judson College and graduated from St. Andrews - Sewanee Episcopal School.

Jana Russell Garner has been married to Paul Garner since 2004. They have two children, Sam and Fair, and are members of the Episcopal Church.


  • Alabama (1997)

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

  • U.S. Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division

  • Alabama State Court Mediation Roster

    • Civil Mediation (2010 - present)

    • Domestic Mediation (2010 - present)

    • Appellate Mediation (2010 - present)

    • Foreclosure Mediation (2014 - 2019)

  • Alabama Office of Courts Certified Guardian ad Litem (2010 - 2021)

Professional Involvement

  • Court of Judiciary, Judge

  • Board of Bar Commissioners, Alabama State Bar

  • Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Alabama Rules of Evidence

  • Alabama State Bar Diversity and Inclusion in the Profession Committee


  • Member, Alabama State Bar (1997)

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation

  • Member, American Law Foundation

  • Member & Life Fellow, Alabama Law Foundation

  • Member, Dallas County Bar Association

  • Member, Tuscaloosa County Bar Association

  • Member, 4th Judicial Bar Association

Professional Awards

  • Alabama State Bar Commissioners Award, 2021

  • Alabama State Bar President's Award, 2021

  • Alabama State Bar President’s Award, 2019

  • Al Vreeland Pro Bono Award, 2018

  • Pro Bono Mediator Award, 2015

  • Alabama State Bar President’s Award, 2013

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