2016 Primary Election

Yusuf (Jeffery Hood) Olufemi (D)

Circuit Court – 10th Judicial Circuit Bessemer Division, Place 25

Olufemi photoYusuf (Jeffery Hood) Olufemi

Date of birth: August 1952; age 64

Residence: Bessemer

Political experience: None

Professional experience: Owner and founder, The Law Center for Civil and Criminal Justice, 1990-present; U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 1992; firm of Newton and May, 1990; U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1988; Birmingham Area Legal Services, 1986-1987.

Civic experience: Mentor, Big Brother program; member, St. Peter’s the Apostle Catholic Church; member, NAACP; member, Bessemer Chamber of Commerce; member, National and Local Alabama A&M University Alumni Chapter; member, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.

Education: Miles Law School, juris doctorate summa cum laude, 1988; Alabama A&M, master’s of science; University of Alabama at Huntsville, bachelor’s of science; Alabama A&M University, bachelor’s of science.

Top contributors: Nailah Olufemi, $2620; Ronald Meredith, $1,500; Cassandra Kelker, $800; Nailah Olufemi, $620; David Herring, $500; Edward May, $500. *This information has been corrected from the original version.

Qualifications: Olufemi has been practicing in state and federal courts for more than 25 years.

Campaign: https://www.facebook.com/olufemi2016/