2022 Alabama Elections

Kelli Wise, Alabama Supreme Court, Place 6

Kelli Wise (Source: Alabama Judicial System)

Kelli Wise


Political experience: Elected to the Supreme Court of Alabama in 2010 and reelected since then. Elected to the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals in 2000, reelected in 2006 and was later selected to serve as presiding judge of the criminal appellate court. Serves on the Alabama Law Institute Criminal Code Committee tasked with helping to rewrite the Alabama Criminal Code and the Advisory Committee on Criminal Procedure.

Professional experience: During her legal career, Wise worked in the Governor’s Legislative Office, served as legal counsel for ProStaff HRM Inc. and was associated with the law firms of John Taber & Associates and Pittman, Pittman, Carwie & Fuquay. She also was a staff attorney on the Court of Criminal Appeals and the Alabama Supreme Court.

Civic experience: Serves on the board of directors for the Family Sunshine Center, Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Hands On River Region, Junior League of Montgomery and Max Credit Union.

Education: Graduated Prattville High School, bachelor’s degree in biology, with a minor in nursing, from Auburn University; juris doctorate from Jones School of Law; Master of Public Administration from Auburn University