Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge, Place 3
Political experience: Appointed Birmingham Municipal Court judge, March 2017; candidate for circuit judge, 2018 (lost to Debra Weston-Pickens in primary runoff).
Professional experience: Birmingham Municipal Court judge, 2017-present; staff defense attorney, Legal Aid Society of Birmingham, 2017-present; deputy district attorney/senior trial attorney, Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, 2004-2017; domestic violence attorney, Legal Services Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 2003-2004.
Civic experience: Homeless Court participant; reads to students at local schools and churches through the Birmingham Reads Program; involved with Growing Kings; member, Living Stones Temple; chairperson of Domestic Violence Law Group for Legal Services Alabama; committee chair, Lott Carey Foreign Mission Convention; participant in Project Homeless Initiative; Salvation Army Angel Tree volunteer.
Education: Juris doctor, University of Alabama School of Law, 2003; bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, University of Alabama, 2000.
William M. Dawson, Birmingham.
Iron Workers Local Union No. 92, Birmingham.
Jackie Hurst, Birmingham; , $1,000; Kirk Drennan PC, Birmingham,