Albert Brewer

Distinguished Professor of Law and Government & Professor Emeritus


Cumberland School of Law
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Dr.
Birmingham, AL 35229

A.B., University of Alabama, Political Science and History, 1952

LL.B., University of Alabama School of Law, 1952; replaced by J.D., 1969

Governor of Alabama, 1968-71

Lieutenant Governor of Alabama, 1967-68

Member of the Alabama House of Representatives, 1954-66

Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives, 1963-66

Practice experience: Solo practitioner, Decatur, Ala., 1952-68; senior partner, Robison, Belser, Brewer and Mancuso, Montgomery, Ala., 1971-79; senior partner, Brewer, Lentz, Nelson and Whitmire, Decatur, Ala., 1979-87

Joined Cumberland faculty: 1987

Teaching and research interests: Professional responsibility, law office practice and management, Alabama constitutional law

  • Co-author of Brewer and Cole: Alabama Constitutional Law (Samford University Press, 1992; second edition, 1998)
  • Chairman of the board of the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama, 1996-present; president, 1988-96
  • Board member, Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform
  • Chairman, State Constitutional Law Project at Cumberland School of Law
  • Co-Chair, Dean Search Committee, 2000-2001


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