Jay Mitchell (judge)
|Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama|
|Assumed office |
January 11, 2019
|Preceded by||James Allen Main|
James Letcher Mitchell
August 26, 1976
|Education||Birmingham–Southern College (B.A.)|
University of Virginia School of Law (J.D.)
Early life and education
Mitchell was born August 26, 1976 in Mobile, Alabama. He received his Bachelor of Arts with honors from Birmingham–Southern College. He received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.
Alabama Supreme Court
On June 5, 2016, Mitchell announced his intent to run for the seat on the Alabama Supreme Court being vacated by James Allen Main. He defeated his Republican rival in the primary and went on to win the general election in November, defeating Democratic candidate Donna Smalley, 60.5%–39.4%.
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James Allen Main
| Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama
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