Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Place 4
Javan J. Patton
Date of birth: May 1982; age 34
Political Experience: None
Professional Experience: Assistant city attorney for Birmingham, 2011-present; Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, 2009-2011; prosecutor with Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, 2007-2009.
Civic Experience: Director of the Liturgical Dance Ministry at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church; volunteer for Sisters Inspiring Sisters Through the Arts; social event co-chair with the Alabama School of Fine Arts Alumni Association; board member of the Alabama School of Fine Arts Foundation; board member with the Railroad Park Foundation; former member of The Birmingham Zoo Junior Board; former member of the UAB Minority Health and Research Committee Young Professional board; member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
Education: Thurgood Marshall School of Law, juris doctorate, 2007; University of Alabama, bachelor’s in political science, 2003.
Top Contributors: Jarvis E. Patton, Jr., $16,140; V. Michael Bivins, $3,000; Patton EM INC, $2,750; Barry Walker LLC, $1,500; Dudley C. Reynolds, $1,500.
Qualifications: Patton has tried more than 50 cases and has represented citizens in Montgomery as well as Jefferson County.