Our Approach

Located in Tallassee, Alabama The Segrest Law Firm brings a unique combination of creative thinking and practical experience to serve our clients and the communities in the Tallassee Area including Dadeville, Tuskegee, Wetumpka, Auburn, Opelika and Montgomery, Alabama.  The firm is particularly active in the River Region of Central Alabama and throughout Alabama’s Fifth Judicial Circuit, but has provided services throughout the state.

Our Story

The Segrest Law Firm was founded in 2001 by retired circuit court judge, Dale Segrest.  He was joined in the practice by his son, John Michael (Mike) Segrest in 2012. Judge Segrest retired in_________, and Mike has taken up the mantle.

Sometimes the most creative part of practicing law is identifying the nature of the problem and the best path to a solution. The Segrest Law Firm has provided creative solutions for clients in many areas, both in and out of court, including the following:

• Business Dealings
• Divorce
• Family Law and  Domestic Relations
• Adoptions
• Real estate closings and disputes
• Personal injury, fraud, and business litigation
• Wills, estates, and trusts
• Business organization establishment
• Employment law

Meet the Team

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Mike Segrest

Principal attorney

Mike Graduated from the Birmingham School of Law in December of 2011 and was admitted to practice law in April of 2012. He also has a degree in Management of Human Resources from Faulkner University.

Prior to going to law school, Mike spent  13 years in the insurance industry servicing and selling insurance, including personal auto and home, group health and disability, workers compensation, commercial business  owners policies, life insurance, and annuities. This area of expertise gives a unique perspective to handling cases dealing with insurance companies including automobile accidents and personal injury cases. 

Other areas of focus include employment law and civil rights. Currently Mike is handling a wide variety of cases for his clients including personal injury automobile accident, wage and hour collective action, Class Action for violation of the Worker’s Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act(WARN Act), Class Action for COBRA violations, family law and divorce, defense of trademark infringement, race discrimination , sexual harassment, the Pregnancy discrimination act, retaliatory discharge, worker’s compensation, and consumer utility class action.

Recent success includes negotiating a class action settlement for $1.3 million dollars against Macon County Greyhound Park (Victoryland) and successfully arguing a summary judgment on another class action for violation of the WARN Act. 

Mike believes in establishing a personal relationship with clients and coming up with creative legal solutions to whatever the problem might be. Legal problems can be stressful and are likely to be the biggest event going on in your life at that time. With Mike, you can discuss your problems in a friendly; stress free environment without compromising the benefit of a zealous advocate in the court room that will always make your best interest his priority.

Teresa Huff

Legal assistant and office manager

Teresa Huff has been working with Dale Segrest for over 20 years, and was his assistant during most of his 18-year tenure as a circuit judge.

Responsibilities: Drafts documents, communicates with clients and other attorneys, schedules meetings and other events, handles accounting, and keeps the office running smoothly.

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