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J. Scott Vowell

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J. Scott Vowell
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Current Court Information:
Alabama Circuit 10
Title:   Former judge
Position:   Place 6
Service:
Succeeded by:   Don Blankenship
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Auburn University, 1959
Law School:   University of Virginia, 1961

John Scott Vowell was a presiding civil division judge for Circuit 10 in Jefferson County, Alabama.[1] He also served as a judge for the Alabama Court of the Judiciary, the court in charge of judicial discipline.[2] He was on the bench from January of 1995 until he reached the mandatory retirement age and retired in 2012.[3][4]

Education

Judge Vowell received his B.A. degree from Auburn University in 1959 and his J.D. degree from the University of Virginia in 1961.[4][5]

Career

Judge Vowell was admitted to the practice of law on August 29, 1961.[6] From 1961 to 1987, he practiced law with Beddow, Embry, & Beddow. He then worked as a partner of Vowell & Meelheim until 1994.[4]

Vowell was a judge for the Alabama Court of the Judiciary, the court in charge of judicial discipline.[7]

Awards and associations

  • Chief Justice Professionalism Award, 2012
  • Al Vreeland pro bono award, 2012[8]

Contact

716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd., N. Rm. 370
Birmingham, 35203
(205) 325-5200

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