Angela Mason obtained her Doctorate of Jurisprudence in 1996 from the University of Georgia School of Law, magna cum laude. Following graduation, she served as a federal judicial law clerk for the Honorable Ira DeMent in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.
After completing her clerkship, Ms. Mason began work at Cherry, Givens, Peters & Lockett, PC, the firm that would eventually evolve into the national Cochran Law Firm. Though she has represented plaintiffs in a variety of actions, she has focused her practice primarily on complex litigation, products liability and contract actions. In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Mason also serves on the Management Committee for the Cochran Firm offices in Dothan and Huntsville and is a partner in the Mobile and Huntsville offices. Ms. Mason is admitted to the Alabama State Bar, the Georgia State Bar and the Washington D.C. Bar. She is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Alabama and Georgia, as well as the Northern District of Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. She has been admitted pro hac vice in various states, including Arkansas, Florida, New York, North Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia.
Ms. Mason is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, the Alabama State Bar Association, the Georgia State Bar Association, the Washington DC Bar Association, and the Houston County Bar Association. She serves on the editorial board for the Alabama Trial Lawyers Journal as well as on the Houston County Bar Grievance Committee, where she investigates complaints against lawyers.
J.D., University of Georgia School of Law, 1996, Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif, Editorial Board & Managerial Board for Georgia Law Review, President of Equal Justice Foundation (non-profit public interest corporation), Fellowship Recipient, Criminal Law Tutor.
M.A. (English), Auburn University, 1990, with highest honors, Recipient of the Burckhardt Award and the Hargis Fellowship.
B.A. (English), Auburn University, 1988, with highest honors, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Tau Delta (English Honorary Society), and Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish Honorary Society), Recipient of the Bradley Award for Humanities.
Mason, Angela J., "Discrimination Based on Religious Affiliation: Another Nail in the Peremptory Challenge's Coffin?" Georgia Law Review, Vol. 29:493 (1995); Viator, Timothy J. and Mason, Angela J., "Driving Miss Daisy: A Sociosemiotic Analysis," Southern Quarterly, University of Southern Mississippi, Fall 1994.