Alan Tucker has lived and worked in the Brunswick, GA, judicial circuit area for most of his life. He graduated from Glynn Academy High School in Brunswick in 1974 and obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK, in 1978.
In 1981, he obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Georgia School of Law. Immediately thereafter, he began his employment with the University of Georgia as a staff attorney at the notorious Georgia State Prison in Reidsville, GA.
In 1982, he opened his own law practice in Brunswick. His diverse practice scope includes criminal defense, personal injury, workers’ compensation, business law, and real estate law.
Alan Tucker has experience as a professor for the College of Coastal Georgia paralegal course. He also has been a lecturer to students of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Brunswick. Alan Tucker has participated in the Georgia High School Mock Trial Court Competition as a “judge.”
Alan Tucker currently lives year-round on St. Simons Island with his wife, Heather, and stepchildren, Reny and Hunter. He enjoys hunting, fishing, scuba diving, surfing, and snow skiing. Alan Tucker is also a licensed U.S. Coast Guard Captain. Alan Tucker and his family attend St. Simon’s Community Church.
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Born in Brunswick and raised in nearby Wayne County, Adrienne Browning is a graduate of the University of Georgia and Florida Coastal School of Law, and in 2019 she joined attorney Alan Tucker to form Tucker and Browning Law PC.
Prior to this, she worked as a prosecutor in the Glynn County District Attorney’s office, where she specialized in crimes against women and children. She has experience in numerous areas of law but specializes in criminal defense. Adrienne appears frequently in Federal Court for the Southern District of Georgia as a lawyer for indigent defendants. Additionally, she is a lawyer for the Police Benevolent Association where she represents police officers for issues arising in the line of duty. This ranges from employment matters to use of force issues. In 2018 she argued in front of the Georgia Court of Appeals for 6 local Brunswick police officers.
After college, Adrienne worked at the Georgia State Capitol for two legislative sessions as an aid to four Georgia State Senators. During her time at the Florida Coastal School of Law, she was recognized and awarded for superior trial skills and ultimately graduated with honors. She continues her ongoing education by regularly attending trial trainings across the country, making sure she is equipped with the latest information and techniques to ensure victory for her clients. She has given lectures and presentations at Police Departments on various subjects such as courtroom testimony.
Outside the courtroom Adrienne enjoys pursuing her passion for fitness by participating in competitive running and cross fit. She is also a certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor. She enjoys challenging herself and is currently learning Spanish in order to better serve her clients. In her spare time she enjoys traveling with her boyfriend and spending time with her cats, Curtis and Nova.
Mercedes was born and raised in Brunswick, Georgia. She obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the College of Coastal Georgia in 2018. In December 2021, Mercedes obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Florida Coastal School of Law. After graduation, she immediately started working at T&B with Alan and Adrienne. Mercedes has garnered years of practical experience within the legal field, through the dedication of her career advancement. She has previously held administrative positions, such as a legal receptionist, assistant, and law clerk, where she has helped others seek justice.
In her off time, Mercedes enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and watching baseball (Go Braves!) while spending time with her wife and adorable golden retriever, “Phish”.
Nichole has been a resident of Glynn County since her honorable discharge from the United States Army in 2014. She proudly served for seven years with two combat tours in Afghanistan. Her work as a Human Resource Sergeant in the Army taught her how important details are when it comes to regulations and statutes. She has since obtained an Associate Degree with a focus in Paralegal Studies from Coastal Pines Technical College to ensure that she can be as knowledgeable as possible within her field. While she primarily focuses on our criminal matters, she also serves as Tucker & Browning “Tech Support” when the need arises. Outside of the office, she enjoys spinning, gardening, true crime documentaries and spending time with her wife and two daughters.
Heather was born in Waycross, Georgia and moved to Glynn County around 1985 with her family for her father’s job with UPS (She is a graduate of Glynn Academy and attended Dekalb College while a senior at G.A. to obtain my Certified Chiropractic Assistant Certificate). Heather worked as a Chiropractic Assistant from 1993-2004 at Advanced Chiropractic Centre. She is proud to be a born-again Christian since 1997. In 2005 she began her legal career after receiving her Legal Assistant Certificate from Brunswick College. During her paralegal career Heather became a Georgia Licensed Real Estate Appraiser, and worked with Edgy Appraisal Service until joining Tucker & Browning Law, P.C., where she assists with Personal Injury, Civil, and Probate cases. She is very passionate in all that she does and always has the client’s best interest at heart.
Two of Heather’s proudest accomplishments are: 1) her 23-year-old daughter, Reny Halverson, a graduate of GSU and an Interior Designer with CWC in Atlanta, and 2) her 21-year-old son, Hunter Halverson who attends Terry College of Business at U.G.A. (GO DAWGS!).
Heather is married to Alan and loves being “Mimi” to our grandchildren – Eliana and David.