2020 election

Gerri Robinson

Jefferson County District Court Judge, Place 1

Gerri Robinson


Age: 65

Residence: Birmingham

Political experience: Candidate for Birmingham City Council District 8, 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017 (lost to Stephen Hoyt in all four races).

Professional experience: Attorney, Washington & Associates, 2001-present; previous work as municipal prosecutor and service as special judge; City of Birmingham, employee for 25 years, serving 10 years in the mayor’s office under Mayors David Vann and Richard Arrington, 11 years in the city garage department and four years as City Council assistant to council member LeRoy Bandy; real estate agent, Century 21 Realty, 1979.

Civic experience: Board member, Neighborhood’s United States of America, 2008-present; board member, Neighborhood Housing Services Birmingham, 2012-present; board member, Alabama Institute for the Deaf & Blind, 2014-present; president, Fairview Neighborhood Association, 2007-present; current vice president and past president, American Legion Auxiliary; mentor, The Dannon Project, 2014-present.

Education: Juris doctor, Birmingham School of Law, 1996; bachelor of science in management, Birmingham-Southern College, 1988; University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1984-1985; associate degree in applied science, Lawson State Community College, 1975.

Top contributors: In-kind from candidate, $5,620.74; loan from candidate, $3,882.35.

Campaign: https://www.facebook.com/Gerri4Justice/