2020 election

J.T. Smallwood, 2020 general election

Jefferson County Tax Collector

J.T. Smallwood

Democrat (incumbent)

Age: 54

Residence: Trussville

Political experience: Jefferson County tax collector, 2002-present (three terms); candidate for Jefferson County Commission District 4, 2018 (defeated in general election by Joe Knight).

Professional experience: UAB Hockey Club assistant coach, 2017-2018; Jefferson County Family Court, 1999-2002; Smallwood Law Firm, 1995-99.

Civic experience: Served on many boards and worked for civic causes; Iron Sharpeners-Discipleship Leader.

Education: Juris doctorate, Birmingham School of Law; bachelor’s degree, University of Alabama at Birmingham; theology studies, Samford University.

Top contributors: Iron Workers Local 92, Birmingham, $1,500; Raj Radhakrishan, Duluth, Georgia, $900; Sunita Yeruva, Duluth, Georgia, $900.