2016 Primary Election

Perryn Suzanne Carroll (D)

Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge, Place 22

Carroll PhotoPerryn Carroll

Date of birth: June 24, 1965; age 50

Residence: Mountain Brook

Political experience: Ran for Jefferson County Circuit Court judge, 2014.

Professional experience: Clerk, Supreme Court of Alabama, 1990-1991; private practice specializing in civil litigation, 1991-present.

Civic experience: Board member and volunteer, Jimmie Hale Mission; board member, Aletheia House; board member, Joint Commission on Homelessness for Jefferson County; member, American Cancer Society Hope Gala Committee; volunteer, Dream Center; volunteer, Samaritan’s Place; volunteer, Central Park Recreation Center; volunteer, Meals on Wheels; teacher, fourth-grade girls’ Bible study at West End Academy; teacher, Neighborhood Academy at the Ensley Recreation Center; member, Faith + Action = Justice.

Education: UAB, bachelor’s degree, 1987; Cumberland School of Law, juris doctorate, 1990.

Top contributors: Self, loan, $4,381; David H. Marsh, $2,500; Andrew P. Campbell, $2,000; Thomas E. Badley, $2,000; Wiggins, Childs, Quinn & Pantazis, LLC, $2,000; Holt, Mussleman, Morgan & Alvis, Attorneys, $1,500; Shunnarah Injury Lawyers, $1,200. *This information has been corrected from the original version.

Qualifications: Carroll said she has integrity, a commitment to people who have no voice, experience in a broad range of civil matters, the courage to make tough decisions and a high work ethic. She said she was led to seek a judgeship by her belief that the judicial system is the glue that holds the country together and her desire to ensure that the court system is unbiased and that justice is available to everyone.

Campaign: http://electcarroll.com/