2011, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
2011, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
2011, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
B.A. English, Duke University, 2004
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2008 (Executive Editor, Virginia Environmental Law Journal)
LL.M. in Admiralty, Tulane University Law School, 2011 (Graduate Editor, Tulane Maritime Law Journal)
Prior to joining Johnstone Adams, Mr. Segarra served for two years as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable William E. Cassady of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, where he received valuable experience in the practice and procedure of the federal courts.
After his clerkship, Mr. Segarra was awarded Tulane University Law School’s coveted Maritime Law Fellowship. As the Maritime Law Fellow, Mr. Segarra completed a rigorous course of study in nearly all aspects of maritime law and served as the head research assistant to Messrs. Martin Davies and Robert Force, two of America’s preeminent scholars in the field.
Mr. Segarra, a native of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, is also an avid sailor.
Maritime Affairs Committee, Mobile Chamber of Commerce
Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
Maritime Law Association of the United States
Propeller Club of the United States – Port of Mobile, Ala.
Mobile Bar Association
Briefing Judge for 2013, John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition
Cursing under a Star-Dogged Moon: Why the Legal Regime concerning the Recovery of Ancient or Historic Vessels Must Change , 25 U.S.F. MAR. L.J. 93 (2013).
Above Us the Waves: Defending the Expansive Jurisdictional Reach of American Admiralty Courts in Determining the Recovery Rights to Ancient or Historic Wrecks, 43 J. MAR. L. & COM. 349 (2012)
Survey of Allision and Collision Decisions in the Federal and State Courts,
35 TUL. MAR. L. J. 697 (2011)