Teaching and Research Interests: Legal Research and Writing; Appellate Advocacy; Pre-trial Practice and Procedure; Employment Discrimination Law
Brian Noble teaches legal research and writing skills to first-year law students in Cumberland’s Lawyering and Legal Reasoning program.
Brian received his Juris Doctor in 2010 from Cumberland School of Law, graduating summa cum laude. As a Cumberland student, Brian earned numerous accolades for academic performance, including nine scholar of merit awards, a merit-based scholarship, and the M. Alan Stephens Memorial Scholarship. Brian was the Articles and Symposium Editor for the Cumberland Law Review and a Judge Abraham Caruthers Fellow. As a student, Brian published two law review articles and has since contributed to other legal publications.
Following law school, Brian served as a federal clerk and then practiced in the field of Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination law. In that capacity, Brian represented clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and U. S. District Courts. He also handled numerous appeals in the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the Alabama Supreme Court, and the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals. As a litigator, Brian gained trial, oral advocacy, and Alternative Dispute Resolution experience.
Prior to law school, Brian served as a military intelligence officer in the U. S. Army. While in the service, he deployed to Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division and earned a number of decorations, including the Meritorious Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, and National Defense Service Medal.
Degrees and Certifications
J.D., summa cum laude, Cumberland School of Law, 2010
B.S., Political Science, University of Mississippi, 2004