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Charles Graddick

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Charles Graddick
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Current Court Information:
Alabama Circuit 13
Title:   Presiding Judge
Position:   Chief Justice
Salary:  $
Active:   2004-2016
Personal History
Born:   December 10, 1944
Hometown:   Alabama
Party:   Republican
Undergraduate:   University of Alabama, 1967
Law School:   Cumberland School of Law, 1970
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Supreme Court
State:  Alabama
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  No
Primary date:  March 13, 2012
Primary vote:  25.5%DefeatedD
Election vote:  DefeatedD

Charles Allen Graddick is the presiding judge of Circuit 13 in Mobile County, Alabama.[1]


Judge Graddick received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in 1967 and his J.D. degree from the Cumberland School of Law in 1970.[2]


Judge Graddick was admitted to the practice of law on August 14, 1970.[3] That same year, he worked as a law clerk for an Alabama Supreme Court Justice. From 1971 to 1974, he worked as an Assistant District Attorney for Mobile County. He became the District Attorney in 1975. He then worked as the Alabama Attorney General from 1978 to 1987. He then served as a Special Advisor to the Alabama Supreme Court on Rules and Procedure and worked as a private practice lawyer. In 1991, he filled an unexpired term as District Attorney for Montgomery County. He returned to private practice in 1992. He joined the circuit court in 2004.[4] He also served as a Judge Advocate General for the Alabama Army National Guard for 23 years.[2]



In July 2011, Graddick announced his candidacy for Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court.[5] He was defeated in the Republican primary on March 13, receiving 25.5 percent of the vote.[6]

See also: Alabama judicial elections, 2012

Campaign finance

To access Graddick's campaign finance reports, visit: Alabama Secretary of State, Government Records, Charles Allen Graddick.

2010 election

Graddick was re-elected after running unopposed.[7]

Main article: Alabama judicial elections, 2010


205 Government St.
Mobile, AL 36644
(251) 574-5639[1]

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