2018 Elections

Sheila Weil

Sheila Weil

Jefferson County District Judge, Place 9

Sheila Ann Weil

Party: Democrat

Age: 55

Residence: Trussville

Political experience: None

Professional experience: Secretary at Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, 1982-1984; secretary for J. Scott Boudreaux, C. Tommy Nail, Donald L. Colee Jr. and Wendy L. Williams, 1984-1998; self-employed attorney, 1998-present; appointed a special District Court judge for Jefferson County; appointed a special municipal judge for the city of Tarrant; appointed special prosecutor for the city of Gardendale.

Education: University of South Alabama, 1981-1982; Samford University, bachelor’s degree, paralegal, 1989-1993; Birmingham School of Law, juris doctorate, 1994-1998

Main issues: Weil would employ mediation as a tool to reduce court caseloads.

I would address some of the cases that can be handled with mediation, such as disputes among neighbors,” she said. “This would cut down on fines, court costs, etc. and maybe it will keep people from having marks on their record.”

Top contributors: Owen Aronov, $1,000; Dr. Michelle Goodwyn, $1,000; IBEW Local 138 Political Action Fund,  $500; Dave Borden, $500;  Sheila Weil, $500; Liz Young, attorney at law, $500; Sam and Mary Adams, $500.

Campaign: Facebook, Elect Sheila Weil for District Court Judge, Place 9.