2016 Primary Election

Joe Basgier (D)

Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge, Place 11

Joe BasgierJoe Basgier

Date of birth: October, 1974; 42

Residence: Vestavia Hills

Political Experience: None

Professional Experience: Private practice, Bloomston & Basgier, 2004-present; attorney for the Police Benevolent Association; executive committee member, Birmingham Bar Association; president of the criminal justice section, Birmingham Bar; prosecutor, Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, 2004.

Civic Experience: Board member for the YMCA; member of the Shades Valley Rotary Club; member of the NAACP; member of the Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church; former member Multiple Sclerosis Leadership Society.

Education: University of Alabama Law School, juris doctorate, 2004; James Madison University, bachelor’s degree.

Top Contributors: Gladys Campbell, $3,000; James F. Liddon, $2,500; Winston, Winston, Jenkins & Chastain, $2,500; Kenneth Hobbs, $750; Brannon Manor, $500.

Qualifications: Basgier said his background in areas of law such as white collar crime, criminal defense and gaming law provide him extensive experience and allow him to have a fair and balanced approach to the bench.

Campaign: votebasgier.com