Hugh C. Harris

Hugh has been practicing law since 1976 and has been a partner in the firm since 1987. Hugh spent the early years of his practice in the court room, serving as Deputy District Attorney for Cullman County for eleven years. He now has a general practice, with emphasis on insurance defense work and civil litigation. He is a member of the Alabama and Cullman County Bar Associations as well as the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association and the Defense Research Institute. Hugh received his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Alabama.

Hugh is active in the community and at First Baptist Church in Cullman. He served as Municipal Judge for the city of Cullman from 1994 through 2004, and has served as attorney for the Town of Dodge City since its incorporation in 1993. Hugh has served on the Board of Directors for the East Cullman System since March, 2003. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Channel 27, a low-power television station where he frequently serves as host of various televised sports and civic segments for Cullman County. Hugh lives in the Fairview community on the family farm where he grew up and where he now raises cattle and horses. He has four children and four grandchildren and is an active member of First Baptist Church in Cullman, where he sings in the choir and is a member of the Hall-Witcher Sunday School Class.