Adajola Adigun Attorney
Born in Lagos Nigeria, Jola was raised in several countries across the African continent and moved the United States in 2006. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, magna cum laude, from Morehouse College in 2010 and a Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law in 2013. Jola is pursuing an LL.M. at Emory University School of Law with a concentration in Law and Development.
In law school, Jola interned at the Putman County Public Defender's Office in Palatka, Florida. He also served as a member of the Mock Trial Team, representing the school in a number of mock trial competitions and winning some of them. It was during his journey through law school that Jola developed a passion for defending the rights of the accused, and he learned vital skills and techniques of trial advocacy necessary to tactfully defend all clients. He also became a member of organizations such as Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society, E. Robert Williams American Inns of Court, and the Student Bar Association Legislature.
Jola is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and The Florida Bar. Prior to joining Lister & Holt, he represented immigrants by assisting them navigate through the complex world of U.S. immigration law. Aside from the practice of law, Jola has reserved enthusiasm for industrialization and development issues across the globe, especially in Africa. Over the past few years, he has worked on specific projects within development institutions such as The World Bank and African Development Bank.
Jola comes from a very diverse social background, and he speaks French and Spanish fluently. In his spare time, he enjoys playing soccer and supporting his favorite soccer team - Manchester United.