By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
Alabama Supreme Court Associate Justice Tommy Bryan announced his bid for re-election to the Alabama Supreme Court.
Justice Bryan has served on the Alabama Supreme Court since 2013 and said in a statement that he has stood firm in his mission of protecting Alabama’s conservative values.
“I want to continue to bring leadership and judgment that the people of Alabama can trust,” Bryan said. “I want to ensure for the people of Alabama a judicial system that is fair and balanced.”
Bryan was raised on his family’s farm in Crenshaw County. Bryan credits his parents for instilling in him a belief of faith and love for family values.
Bryan graduated from Brantley High School in 1974, and has both a Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees from Troy University. He received his law degree from the Jones School of Law.
He became an Alabama Assistant Attorney General in 1987, serving in the environmental department where he interpreted and defended complex environmental regulations and standards. In 2004, Tommy Bryan was elected to the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals and defended his seat in 2010.
Bryan was elected to the Alabama Supreme Court in the 2012 election, the same election year that Roy Moore was elected as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. Bryan was named “Judge of the Year” by the Family Law Section of the Alabama Bar Association. Bryan said that he is honored to have been recognized for his work in maintaining quality legal standards for Alabama families.
Bryan is married to his wife Pamela. They have two children. Bryan said that he is thrilled to have his wife Pamela and his two children support him throughout his career. He is a member of Montgomery’s First Baptist Church, where he is a deacon, member of the sanctuary choir and teaches an adult Sunday school class.
Bryan said that he is looking forward to continuing his service on the Court and helping Alabama’s justice system to be based on the protection of our law, faith and families.
The 2018 major party primaries are on June 5, 2018.
Official major party candidate qualifying begins on Jan. 9, 2018.