At Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, we inspire our students to serve their communities and to enact changes that will better the lives of those around them. For over 90 years, we have graduated successful alumni who have become judges and justices, accomplished attorneys, business leaders, and members of the Armed Forces. Our alumni demonstrate the importance we place on spiritual and intellectual growth.
Here we highlight a few of our alumni who exemplify the values of our school.
Alisa Kelli Wise
Justice Alisa Kelli Wise earned her Juris Doctor from Faulkner Law in 1994. After graduating, Justice Wise worked for Governor James’s legislative office, served as legal counsel for ProStaff HRM, and worked for various law firms. She was elected to the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals in 2000, becoming the youngest woman to serve on an Alabama appellate court. She became Presiding Judge of the Court of Criminal Appeals in 2008 and was elected to the Alabama Supreme Court in 2010.
Justice Tommy Bryan graduated from Faulkner Law with a Juris Doctor in 1983. After graduating, he served as an assistant attorney general in the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. In 2005, he was elected to the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, where he served until his election to the Alabama Supreme Court in 2012.
Congressman Bobby Bright received his Juris Doctor from Faulkner Law in 1982. He practiced law for fifteen years. In 1999, he was elected mayor of the City of Montgomery. He served in this capacity for ten years. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2008 and served in that role until 2011. He was the first Mayor of Montgomery to be elected to Congress.
The success of our graduates speaks to the quality of the education we provide at Faulkner Law. We foster a desire to seek justice and to serve the community. That’s why so many of our graduates have held public office and made positive differences in their communities.
F3: Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law is a small, Christian law school in Montgomery, Alabama with a mission to provide students with a unique advantage through the rigorous curriculum and hands-on experience. While providing an education anchored by not only intellect but also character and service, Faulkner’s Jones School of Law seeks students who will not only succeed academically but who also have a desire to use their legal degree to seek justice and serve their communities – wherever that may be. Contact Faulkner Law today at (334) 386-7910.