Steen to run for circuit judge in Etowah County

December 4, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Attorney Sonny Steen, a lifelong Republican, announced that he will be a candidate for Circuit Judge Place 3 in Etowah County.

Sonny has over 11 years of experience serving Etowah County and believes that our families deserve someone on the bench who is ready from day one and can provide them with relief through timely, sound and efficient decisions.

Steen said that he has a wide array of legal experience including having represented people in civil jury trials, property disputes, contract disputes, social security, employment law, family law, child support, criminal defense and all other areas of the law that a circuit judge must be familiar with.

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Judge Denies Hubbard’s Motion for Continuance

January 27, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Trial Judge Jacob Walker, III stated at Tuesday’s hearing, that he will not grant Speaker Mike Hubbard another continuance in his felony public corruption case. Judge Walker has ordered the trial to begin March 28, as scheduled. However, he did speculate that an appeal on pre-trial motions to a higher court might cause a delay.

This tactic was employed in the perjury case involving State Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise), in Which Moore’s attorney, Bill Baxley, filed a petition for Writ of Mandamus, appealing several pretrial motions, and asking the court to stay the trial. The writ was filed with the Court of Criminal Appeals, but was lifted to the State Supreme Court, in an agreement between Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Mary Becker Windom, and Chief Justice Roy Moore.
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