Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge, Place 25
Date of birth: May 30, 1978; age 37
Political experience: None
Professional experience: Trial attorney, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., 2014-present; partner and attorney, Haskell Slaughter Young & Rediker, 2004-2014; clerk, Jefferson County District’s Attorney Office, Bessemer Division, 2003-2004.
Civic experience: Board member, Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority, 2013-present; board member, Hoover Chamber of Commerce, 2008-present; junior board member, Alabama/Gulf Coast Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 2006-2008; award recipient, Birmingham Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 award, 2014; award recipient, “Birmingham’s Finest,” Alabama Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation,2012.
Education: University of Alabama, juris doctorate, 2004; UAB, M.B.A., 2009; Samford University, bachelor’s, 2001.
Top contributors: Self, loan, $4,384.21; Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, $2,000; Ifediba Law Group LLC, $1,500. *This information has been corrected from the original version.
Qualifications: Jeter said that his experience in the courtroom, commitment to serving the community and focus on family quality him for a judgeship. He has more than a decade of experience in providing legal representation for clients in matters that include construction defect, negligence, dram shop actions, premise liability and other complex civil matters. He said his diverse legal background would bring a balanced approach to the bench.