Virgil Adams


Representation From an AV®Rated Attorney

Adams, Jordan & Herrington, P.C. primarily engages in personal injury litigation, and in this area, Virgil has successfully handled cases involving serious injury and/or death on behalf of victims of negligence resulting from medical malpracticenursing home abuse, defective products, and other catastrophic events. As one of the esteemed Macon personal injury lawyers at the firm, Virgil is prepared to fight for clients to receive the justice and compensation they need.

To secure his representation, contact the firm at 478-743-2159 today and schedule a free consultation.

Educational & Legal Background

Virgil Adams is a native of Macon, Georgia, and a 1977 graduate of Albany State University, where he graduated summa cum laude and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. After graduating from Albany State, Virgil was admitted to the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University and went on to earn his Juris Doctorate degree in June of 1980.

Following his graduation from Mercer and upon admission to the State Bar of Georgia, Virgil became Assistant District Attorney for the Macon Judicial Circuit, assigned to the Trial Division. While at the District Attorney’s Office, Virgil handled and tried many serious, high profile cases. He also served as County Attorney for Bibb County for many years and still represents a number of elected officials in the consolidated government.

By the end of 1987, Virgil decided to leave the District Attorney’s Office and entered the private practice of law with Mathis, Sands, Jordan & Adams, having offices in Macon and Milledgeville, Georgia. Since 2014, the law firm has been known as Adams, Jordan & Herrington, P.C., and continues to maintain offices in Macon, Milledgeville, and Albany.

Virgil is actively involved in the community and is a member of the following organizations and associations:

Awards & Affiliations

In 2001, Virgil was recognized by the Macon Bar Association as Lawyer of the Year. In the same year, Martindale-Hubbell awarded Virgil its highest designation, “AV” for his professional and ethical conduct. Virgil has also been named a Super Lawyer for many years, and one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association. In 2017, He was inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers (2017) and received the 2020 Tradition of Excellence Award from the General Trial Practice Section of the State Bar of Georgia. In 2023 Virgil was recognized by the Bootheinng court as a living legend

Discuss your case with Virgil today. Call 478-743-2159 to schedule a free, initial consultation.