2018 Elections

Everett W. Wess

Everett Wess

Jefferson County Probate Judge, Place 1

 Everett W. Wess

Party: Democrat

Residence: Birmingham

Political experience: Ran for judge, Alabama 10th Circuit Court, 2016; ran for judge, Alabama 10th Circuit Court, 2014. President, Alabama New South Coalition, Jefferson County Chapter; member, Jefferson County Democratic Executive Committee; member, Jefferson County Citizens Coalition; member, Jefferson County Democratic Conference; member, Jefferson County Progressive Democratic Council.

Professional experience: Municipal judge, City of Midfield; public defender, City of Irondale; appointed special circuit and district court judge in Jefferson County; prosecutor, City of Midfield, 2007-2012; managing partner, The Wess Law Firm, P.C., 2000–present; software consultant, Banctec Inc., 1999- 2002; software/systems consultant, Comsys Inc., 1996-1999; adjunct professor, Faulkner University, 1996-1997; software analyst, NTI and TRW, 1986-1996. member, Sigma Delta Kappa Law Fraternity, 1998-2000. chairman, National Society of Black Engineers North Alabama Chapter.

Civic experience: Member, NAACP; member, M.W. Prince Hall Grand Lodge; member, F&AM of Alabama; member, Kiwanis Club of Vulcan; member, fundraising committee for North Alabama Sickle Cell; vice President, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity; member, Young Adults for a Better World.

Education: Juris doctorate, Birmingham School of Law, 2000; master’s in business administration, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1995; bachelor’s in computer science and mathematics, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1985; member, Black Law Student Association, 1999-2000.

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