Bradley C. Hargett is an associate in the Firm’s litigation section. His practice is focused on automotive liability defense. He also practices in insurance litigation including the defense of insurers against first party and third party insurance claims, and punitive damage claims. He also practices criminal law as it relates to other pending matters within the Firm.
Before joining Hand Arendall Harrison Sale, Mr. Hargett served as an assistant public defender in Tuscaloosa County representing indigent defendants accused of felony and misdemeanor offenses. He gained immeasurable experience managing high caseloads while providing high quality legal representation for his clients. He tried numerous bench trials before Hon. Joel R. Chandler and Hon. Joanne Jannik in Tuscaloosa County District Court and jury trials before Hon. John H. England, Jr. and Hon. Al May in Tuscaloosa County Circuit Court.
Mr. Hargett graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2016 within the top quarter of his class. While in law school he served as the Managing Editor of the Alabama Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review. He earned the Alabama State Bar’s Student Pro Bono Award in the Summer of 2015 for his commitment to pro bono legal services. While in law school he clerked with the Tuscaloosa County District Attorney’s Office and the Tuscaloosa County Office of the Public Defender.
Mr. Hargett obtained his Master of Arts in American Studies at the University of Alabama in 2011. Before graduate school, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in 2009, majoring in American Studies and double minoring in Political Science and Psychology. He was on the President’s List throughout his undergraduate career and graduated with honors.
Mr. Hargett was born in Florence, Alabama and raised in Russellville, Alabama. He finished high school in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where he currently resides with his wife and their son. Away from the office, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, watching football, and cooking. The Hargetts attend Christ Episcopal Church in Tuscaloosa.
- Alabama State Bar
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
- J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, 2016
- M.A., University of Alabama, 2011
- B.A., University of Alabama, 2009
Civic and Professional Affiliations
- Alabama State Bar Association
- Birmingham Bar Association
- Tuscaloosa County Bar Association
Publications and Presentations
- “My Child Was Arrested for DUI – What’s Next?”, October 24, 2018
CLE Alabama Presentation
- Alabama State Bar Student Pro Bono Award, July 2015