Photo courtesy of Jack Hood.
Jack B. Hood, 69, an assistant U.S. attorney in the Civil Division, Northern District of Alabama, is the president-elect of the Birmingham Inn of Court and will serve in that capacity for the next two years.
Hood graduated from Jordan Vocational High School in Columbus, Georgia, in 1966. From the University of Georgia, he received an A.B. degree in 1969 and a J.D. degree in 1971. He received a diploma in International Law in 1972 from the University of Cambridge (Darwin College) in the United Kingdom.
He is a member of the Alabama, District of Columbia and Georgia bars. He is a former member of the Canal Zone and Tennessee bars. He is a member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States, the American Bar Association, the Birmingham Bar Association and the Birmingham Inn of Court. He has been a JAG Captain in the U.S. Air Force, and he served his active duty in the Canal Zone in Panama. He has been a law professor and a private practitioner. He is an instructor and lecturer for civil courses taught at the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Advocacy Center in Columbia, South Carolina.
He is the author and co-author of 46 law books (new editions included in this number), with four books currently published by Thomson Reuters/West. Another of his current books is from West Academic Publishing. He is also the author of six novels.
He enjoys folk and bluegrass music, and he plays the five-string banjo.
– Submitted by Jack Hood.