About Judge Sarah Stewart
Vice-President Alabama Circuit Judges Association 2017- present; Secretary-Treasurer Alabama Circuit Judges Association 2016-2017; Education Chair 2011 - present; Board of Directors Alabama Circuit Judges Association 2009-present. Current or former member of numerous other judicial and legal committees including but not limited to Rules of Evidence Committee, Alabama State Bar Judicial Liaison Committee, Alabama Judicial Caseload Study Committee, Subcommittee chair of Judicial Article Study Committee.
Legal Practice Experience
Over fourteen years (1992-2006) of extensive trial (jury and non-jury) and appellate practice. Legal counsel for various Mobile and regional business entities for more than ten years. Participated in Oral arguments before the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and all three Alabama appellate courts.
Vanderbilt School of Law Juris Doctor, 1992 (top 10%)
University of Arkansas Masters of Arts in Communication, 1986
University of Arkansas Bachelor of Arts in Communication, 1985
Board of Directors Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama
Board of Directors Loaves and Fishes Ministry 15th Place Homeless Day Service Shelter
Junior League of Mobile
HONEST & FAIR - Judge Sarah Stewart knows the people of Alabama deserve a court system that is honest and fair. She believes a judge must have a good judicial temperament and an extensive knowledge of the law.
EXPERIENCED - Her more than 25 years of legal experience, including 12 years as a Circuit Judge in Mobile County make Judge Sarah Stewart uniquely qualified to serve on the Alabama Supreme Court.
A CONSERVATIVE JURIST - Judge Sarah Stewart believes in the Constitution. She shares OUR conservative values.