State Supreme Court Chief Justice
Residence: Bay Minette
Political experience: Appointed chief justice of Alabama, 2016; elected associate justice, Alabama Supreme Court, 2000, 2006 and 2012.
Professional experience: Chief justice, Alabama Supreme Court, 2016-present; associate justice, Alabama Supreme Court, 2001-2016; circuit judge, Baldwin County, 1997-2001; district judge, Baldwin County, 1989-1997; assistant district attorney, Baldwin County,1985-1989; executive assistant to commissioner/special assistant attorney general, Alabama Dept. of Corrections, 1981-1983; assistant attorney general, Alabama Attorney General’s Office, 1980-1981; past president, Alabama Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.
Civic experience: Member and past president, Jubilee Women’s Club; past member and past president of the Heritage Junior Women’s Club and the Bay Minette Kiwanis Club; board of directors, Alabama Federation of Women’s Clubs, 20 years; church council member, adult Sunday School teacher, Chancel Choir and Jubilate Handbell Choir, First United Methodist Church of Bay Minette.
Education: Juris doctorate, University of Alabama School of Law; bachelor’s in sociology and education, Auburn University.
Main issues: Information not available
Top contributors: Progress PAC, $165,000; Alabama Builders, $60,000; COMP PAC, $50,000; MAS PAC, $50,000; Automobile Dealers Association of Alabama Inc., $40,000; Alabama Forestry, $25,000; ACJRC PAC, $25,000; FAX PAC, $25,000; IMPAC, $25,000; Alabama Acre, $19,750.