2018 Elections

Willie Florence

Willie Florence

Probate Judge, Place 2

Willie Florence

Party: Democrat

Political experience: Ran for Birmingham City Council, District 7; ran for Jefferson County Commission, 2010.

Professional experience: Attorney, The Firm of Compassion, P.C., 1996–present.

Civic experience: Information not available

Education: Juris doctorate, Birmingham School of Law; bachelor’s in business administration; Miles College.

Main issues: On his Facebook campaign page, the candidate pledges to be a judge of servant leadership and vision. He states he would bring compassion, the Golden Rule and the Rule of Law to the bench if elected.

Top contributors: Morris, Haynes & Hornesby, $750; Otis Stewart firm, $500; State Farm Theo Hawthorne Sr., agent, $500; Steven R. Davis CPA, $500; attorney Hollis Wright, $250; Gerald Ginwright, $250; attorney Charles Tyler Clark$200; George Armstrong, $200; Harold Bass, $200; Herman Turner, $200; Penick Law Rirm, $200.

Campaign: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Willie-Cut-Through-The-Red-Tape-Florence-for-Probate-Judge-Place-2-1442140942579656/about/?ref=page_internal