2018 Elections

Horace Kynard

Horace Kynard

Jefferson County District Judge, Place 11

Horace Kynard

Party: Democrat

Age: 53

Residence: Bessemer

Political experience: None.

Professional experience: Lawyer in private practice in Bessemer, focusing on personal injury and criminal defense, 1999-present; legal counsel, T.J.R. Moore, a company that provides mental and psychological services to schools in Bessemer and Fairfield, to Miles College and to Jefferson and Shelby counties’ Departments of Human Resources.  Member of the Alabama, Bessemer and Magic City Bar associations; member, Fraternal Order of Police #1

Civic experience: Member, Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity; member, T.L. Hale Sr. Scholarship Fund board; mentors students from Lawson State and Miles College in his law practice; member, Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, where he chairs the deacon’s board and is an assistant pianist.

Education: Bachelor’s in biology at Alabama State University in Montgomery, 1985; bachelor’s in radiological science, UAB, 1987; and juris doctorate, Birmingham School of Law, 1998.

Main issues: “I always aim to serve with one vision in mind: to provide uncompromising faith, professionalism, true character and integrity in the practice of law. My mission is to offer a balanced experience between professionalism and faith while serving the citizens of Jefferson County in the spirit of excellence. I understand the challenges people are facing and will work hard to ensure justice and equality for all citizens in my courtroom.

Top contributors: Prince, Glover and Hayes, $500.

Campaign: https://www.facebook.com/KynardforJudge/; electhoracekynard@gmail.com.