Alabama Supreme Court, Associate Justice
Greg Shaw (I)
Political experience: Shaw was elected to the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals in 2000 and was re-elected to the court in 2006. In 2007, he was appointed chief judge of the Alabama Court of the Judiciary. Shaw served on both the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals and the Alabama Court of the Judiciary. In 2008, Shaw was elected to the office of associate justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama. He was re-elected to the Supreme Court in 2014 and is now seeking his third term on the court.
Professional experience: Shaw worked with a small law firm in St. Clair County. He later started his own general law practice in Birmingham. In the fall of 1984, Shaw joined the staff of Supreme Court Associate Justice Janie L. Shores. After serving as Shores’ staff attorney for one year, he joined the staff of Supreme Court Associate Justice James Gorman Houston Jr. He served as Houston’s senior staff attorney for more than 15 years.
Education: Shaw graduated from Auburn University in 1979, receiving a bachelor’s with a major in chemistry. In 1982, Shaw graduated in the top 10% of his class from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. Shaw completed the master of laws program in judicial process at the University of Virginia School of Law in 2004.
Civic experience: Board member, Nellie Burge Community Center
Main issues: According to his campaign YouTube video, Shaw looks to fight activism from the bench and strictly interpret the law, while following Biblical principles.