Ms. Rogers recently served as a project assistant in the Washington, D.C. office of an international law firm. In this role she evaluated established nationwide Faith-based Community Health Networks to identify aspects of successful models and analyzed published research concerning network results. She also identified potential funding sources to support program growth available under Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act, through federal and state grants and through hospital and educational institution partnerships, and identified potential associated legal liabilities.
Ms. Rogers was also a staff attorney at the University of Alabama School of Law, Civil Law Clinic, advising and representing clients in disaster recovery matters. She began her legal career in private practice where she handled matters in various areas including class action and multidistrict litigation, financial services litigation, business and fiduciary torts, environmental and toxic torts, insurance defense claims, and pharmaceuticals litigation.
Ms. Rogers received her juris doctor degree from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2001 and received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, summa cum laude with honors, from Auburn University in 1997. In addition to her juris doctor degree, Ms. Rogers also earned a master's degree in Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2015.
•April Rogers Joins Jones Walker LLP
• The Benefit of Bifurcation of Trials and Discovery
National Law Journal, December 4, 2006
•American Bar Association, Health Law Section
•Alabama Bar Association
•Canterbury United Methodist Church, Member and Youth Sunday School Teacher
•Girl Scouts (Leader, 2012 to date)