District Court Judge, Jefferson County, Place 7
Angeline J. Sperling
Political experience: No elected offices; has served as a Jefferson County Special Circuit and District Judge since 2015.
Professional experience: Attorney and founding partner, Sperling and Moore, Birmingham, 2012-present; attorney and owner, The Sperling Law Firm, Birmingham, 2006-2012; prior experience includes several positions in information technology.
Civic experience: Member, Alabama Sentencing Commission, 2016-present; vice president, Alabama Lawyers Association; president, Bessemer Bar Association Juvenile Court Section; speaker, Peace and Justice Studies Association.
Education: Doctor of jurisprudence, Birmingham School of Law; Bachelor of Science in computer science, Faulkner University.
Main issues: From her campaign website, “Angeline’s background in civil litigation and service as Jefferson County Special Circuit and District Judge has allowed her to gain the knowledge, experience and perspective necessary to empathize with parties on different sides of a dispute and to understand the nature, nuances and value of their cases.”
Top contributors: Clubhouse on Highland (in-kind), $2,889; Birmingham Entertainment Center (in-kind), $2,500; Evonne West, $1,500; Marcus West, $1,500.