Alaric May (D)

Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge, Place 26

Alaric May

Date of birth: June 13, 1970; age 45

Residence: Pinson

Political experience: Member, State of Alabama Democratic Executive Committee, 2006-2010 . Professional experience: Private practice since 1996; founding partner of May Law Firm LLC. Civic experience: Member, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity; member, First Ebenezer Baptist Church and its Prison Ministry, Nursing Home Ministry and Children’s Ministry; youth and group adviser, Jefferson County Youth Advisory Council; creator and facilitator of “Know Your Rights, or NO RIGHTS, It’s an Emergency Situation” seminars and workshops. Education: University of Alabama, bachelor’s, 1992; University of Florida, juris doctorate, 1995. Top contributors: Self, loan, $12, 475; Griffin Law Firm, $1,000; Christopher Burrell, $1,000; The Earle Law Firm, $500; Darryl Bender, $500.

Michael Streety (D)

Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge, Place 26

Michael Streety

Date of birth: April 27, 1970; age 45

Residence: Pinson

Political experience: None

Professional experience: Deputy district attorney (senior trial attorney), Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, 2004-present; state probation/parole officer, Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles, 2002-2004; deputy sheriff, Jefferson County, 1996-2002. Civic experience: Veteran, United States Army Reserves; member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity; board member, Fit for Life mentorship initiative, 2007 . Education: Birmingham School of Law, juris doctorate, 2002; Miles College, bachelor’s in English, 1994. Top contributors: Self, loan, $12,850; self, in-kind services, $2,399; Bulle LLC, $1,500; The Reville Law Firm, $500; Milner Family LLC, $500; Houser Oil Inc., $500. *This information has been corrected from the original version.

Everett W. Wess (D)

Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge, Place 26

Everett Wess

Date of birth: July 19, 1961; age 54

Residence: Birmingham

Political experience: Member, Jefferson County Democratic Executive Committee; ran for Circuit Judge, Place 3, 2014; member, Jefferson County Citizens Coalition; member, Jefferson County Democratic Conference; member, Jefferson County Progressive Democratic Council; vice president, Jefferson County chapter of the New South Coalition. Professional experience: Criminal defense attorney, 15 years; prosecutor for Midfield, 5 years; appointed special circuit court and district court judge in Jefferson County. Civic experience: Past member, Jefferson County Indigent Defense Board; member M.W. Prince Hall Grand Lodge, F&AM of Alabama and Kiwanis Club of Vulcan. Education: Birmingham School of Law, juris doctorate, 2000; Alabama A&M University, M.B.A., 1996; Alabama A&M University, bachelor’s in computer science/math, 1985; Selma University, associate’s, 1981. Top contributors: Self, loan, $18,599.68; Bruce L. Gordon, $500; Bobby L. Davis, $500; M. Wayne Wheeler, $500.