Political experience: None.
Professional experience: Trial lawyer for Bradley Arrant Boult Cummings, more than 30 years.
Civic experience: American Diabetes Association, Alabama board, chair, 2013–2016; member, 2007–present; Legal Aid Society of Birmingham, board of trustees, president, 2017, trustee, 2015–2017; UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care, Community Advisory Board, 2015–present; Homewood Presbyterian Church, elder, 1994–present; Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Big Brother, 1978–present; Powell Elementary School, tutor, 1988–1998; Old Firehose Shelter, coordinated lawyers’ cooking twice each month, 2001–2017; Community Bible Study, assoc. teaching director, 1999–2012; Homewood Park Board, Girls Basketball Coach, 2001–2006; Shades Valley YMCA, coach, youth sports, 1994–2000; John Croyle’s Big Oak Ranch, Relief Houseparent, 1992–1998.
Education: Bachelor’s, Rhodes College; master’s Public Policy and Juris Doctorate Duke University.
Main issues: “Increase consumer protection and take on big corporations that take advantage of Alabamians,” according to Christie’s website.
Top contributors: $10,000, James S. Christie, Charlotte, North Carolina; $5,00, Robert Maddox, Vestavia Hills; $2,500, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings PAC; $2,000, Robert Spotswood, Birmingham; $1,500, Margaret Brooke, Birmingham.