Robert G. Boliek Jr.

Robert G. Boliek Jr.

Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Phone:
205-979-6500

 

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • J.D. - 1986
    • Honors: Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society
    • Law Review: Alabama Law Review, 1984-86 (Articles Editor 1985-86)
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
    • B.A. - 1980
    • Major: English
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • M.F.A. - 1999
    • Major: Creative Writing

Published Works

  • 2011 Eleventh Circuit Survey: Appellate Practice & Procedure, 63 Mercer L. Rev. (Forthcoming, 2012).
  • 2010 Eleventh Circuit Survey: Appellate Practice & Procedure, 62 Mercer L. Rev. 1071 (2011).
  • 2009 Eleventh Circuit Survey: Appellate Practice & Procedure, 61 Mercer L. Rev. 1017 (2010).
  • 2008 Eleventh Circuit Survey: Appellate Practice and Procedure, 60 Mercer L. Rev. 1129 (2009).
  • 2007 Eleventh Circuit Survey: Appellate Practice and Procedure, 59 Mercer L. Rev. 1075 (2008).
  • Alabama's Certiorari Practice Under the Recently Revised Rules of Appellate Procedure, 26 B'ham B. Ass'n Bull. 12 (2005).

Classes/Seminars

  • Civil Procedure I & II, Birmingham School of Law, 2010 - Present
  • Update on Appellate Practice & Procedure in the Eleventh Circuit, Cumberland School of Law Continuing Legal Education, 2010
  • Recent Developments in Appellate Practice in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Cumberland School of Law Continuing Legal Education, 2009
  • Introduction to Dispute Resolution (accelerated one-week course), Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Fall 2007
  • Legal Analysis, Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Fall 2007
  • Legal Writing II, Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Fall 2007
  • Law & Literature, Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Spring 2007
  • How Is a Witch Unlike A Duck? Effectively Marshalling Case Analogies in the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals (and Elsewhere), Alabama Bar Institute for Continuing Legal Studies, 2006
  • Effective Appellate Brief Writing, Cumberland School of Law Continuing Legal Education, 2006
  • Advanced Legal Writing Workshop, Cumberland School of Law Continuing Legal Education, 2005
  • CLE by the Hour: Alabama's Certiorari Practice, Cumberland School of Law Continuing Legal Education, 2004
  • Essential Skills for Appellate Practice: Petitions for Writ of Certiorari in Appellate Practice, Cumberland School of Law Continuing Legal Education, 2002
  • Insurance Law, Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, 2003 - 07
  • Lawyering & Legal Reasoning, Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, 2000 - 07

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Registered on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster
  • Registered on the Alabama Appellate Court Mediator Roster
  • American Bar Association, Litigation & ADR Sections and Appellate Practice Committee of the Litigation Section, Member
  • Birmingham Bar Association, ADR and Solo Practice & Small Firm Sections, Member
  • Alabama State Bar Appellate Practice and Dispute Resolution Sections, Member
  • Birmingham Bar Association, ADR Section, Chair, Membership Committee, 2011 - 2012

Past Employment Positions

  • Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall 2007
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Visiting Assistant Professor, 2006 - 2007
  • Alabama Supreme Court, Law Clerk to Justice J. Gorman Houston, 1987 - 1988
  • Alabama Supreme Court, Law Clerk to Chief Justice C.C. Torbert, Jr., 1986 - 1987

Pro Bono Activities

  • Mediator, Jefferson County (Alabama) Court Mediation Project, 2008 - Present

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