2018 Elections

Clotele Hardy “C.H.” Brantley

Clotele Hardy “C.H.” Brantley

Jefferson County District Court Judge, Place 3

 Clotele Hardy “C.H.” Brantley

Party: Democrat

Residence: Vestavia Hill

Political experience: Appointed senior trial referee, Jefferson County Family Court, 2007-present; ran for Jefferson County District Court Place 4, 2016; ran for Jefferson County District Court Place 3, 2012.

Professional experience: Miles Law School adjunct professor, summer 2009; project director for UAB TASC Another Chance, 2005-2007; general private practice, including family and criminal law, in Birmingham 2004-2005; private practice in Pell City, including family and criminal law, bankruptcy, Social Security and probate law, 2002-2004; staff attorney for Legal Aid Society of Birmingham, 2001-2002; Jefferson State Community College professor, fall 2001; private practice, Birmingham, 1999-2001; Jefferson County Circuit Court intern under Judge J. Richmond Pearson, fall semester, 1998; Treatment Research Institute on-site coordinator, 1997-1998.

Civic experience: Board president, Impact Family Counseling; board president, S.T.R.A.P. Foundation; board member, Jimmie Hale Mission; board member, ITT; board member, Shepherd’s Fold Ministries; board member, Neighbors Who Care; advisory board member, Rickey Smiley Foundation; member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; member, NAACP.

Education: Miles School of Law, juris doctorate, 1999; bachelor’s of science, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1987.

Main issues: Brantley promised fairness regardless of economic standing if she is elected to the bench.

“I will continue to ensure that every party coming before the bench is extended justice and fairness and that every indigent party receives competent counsel,” she said. “I will work to build stronger children through mentoring, jobs and education and stronger families through mentoring, education, jobs and parenting skills.”

Top contributors: Clotele H. Brantley, $2,514.20; Ron Brown, $2,500; Joi Travis, $1,500; Burns & Brasher, LLC, $500.

Campaign: https://www.facebook.com/pg/CloteleHBrantley/about/