J. Scott Vowell
|J. Scott Vowell|
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|Current Court Information:|
|Alabama Circuit 10|
|Succeeded by:||Don Blankenship|
|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. He also served as a judge for the Alabama Court of the Judiciary, the court in charge of judicial discipline. He was on the bench from January of 1995 until he reached the mandatory retirement age and retired in 2012.
Judge Vowell was admitted to the practice of law on August 29, 1961. From 1961 to 1987, he practiced law with Beddow, Embry, & Beddow. He then worked as a partner of Vowell & Meelheim until 1994.
Awards and associations
- Chief Justice Professionalism Award, 2012
- Al Vreeland pro bono award, 2012
716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd., N. Rm. 370
- 10th Judicial Circuit website
- The Birmingham News "VIEWPOINTS: Alabamians must now realize serious losses we all face due to lack of adequate funding for judicial system, by Scott Vowell," June 19, 2011
- Alabama State Bar: Circuit 10 officials and contact information
- Court of the Judiciary Members (as of 12/15/09)
- The Birmingham News, "Republicans end first week of qualifying for March primary," November 20, 2011
- Judge Vowell biography
- Judge Profile: J. Scott Vowell
- Alabama State Bar: Judge Vowell profile
- Alabama Court of the Judiciary
- AL.com, "Judge Scott Vowell to get distinguished career, pro bono awards from Alabama chief justice, bar," July 9, 2012