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Janie Ledlow Shores

Janie Ledlow Shores was state supreme court justice. Bar: Alabama 1959. Board directors State Justice Institute, 1995-1998. Member American Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Farrah Order Jurisprudence.

Background

  • Shores, Janie Ledlow was born on April 30, 1932 in Georgiana, Alabama, United States. Daughter of John Wesley and Willie (Scott) Ledlow.

  • Education

    • Juris Doctor, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1959. AB, Samford University, 1968. Master of Laws, University Virginia, 1992.

    Career

    • Private practice, Selma, 1959. Member legal department Liberty National Life Insurance Company, Birmingham, Alabama, 1962-1966. Associate professor law Cumberland School Law, Samford University, 1966-1974.

      Associate justice Supreme Court Alabama, 1975-1999. Legal adviser Alabama Constitution Revision Commission, 1973. Member National Advisory Council State Court Planning, since 1976.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Alabama 1959.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to legal journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Board directors State Justice Institute, 1995-1998. Member American Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Farrah Order Jurisprudence.

    Connections

    • Married James L. Shores, Junior, May 12, 1962. 1 child, Laura Scott.
    • father: John Wesley Ledlow
    • mother: Willie (Scott) Ledlow
    • spouse: James L. Shores
    • child: Laura Scott Shores
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    Born April 30, 1932
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