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Sellers qualifies to run for Supreme Court associate justice

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Associate Justice Will Sellers qualified as a Republican Party for the primary election on June 5th, 2018. He will be running in Place 3. In May, Sellers was appointed to the Court by Gov. Kay Ivey after she appointed Lyn Stuart as Chief Justice following Roy Moore’s retirement to run for Senate.

“Serving on the Alabama Supreme Court is a tremendous honor, and I look forward to the opportunity to continue in that role for the next six years,” Sellers said.

Since mid-September, Justice Sellers’ campaign has raised over $142,000 from 170 unique contributors across Alabama.

“Over the last several months, I have been able to visit with many of my fellow lawyers and business leaders around the state,” Sellers said. “Alabamians recognize the need for stability on our highest court, and I am gratified by the support I continue to receive.”

Sellers has a bachelor’s degree from Hillsdale College and a law degree the University of Alabama School of Law.  He has a Masters of Law and Letters in Taxation from New York University.

Sellers has over 28 years working in private practice in Montgomery.  Sellers is a member of the Alabama Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association, and has been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Tax Court, and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Sellers has received the endorsements from the Business Council of Alabama’s (BCA) Progress PAC, the Alabama Forestry Association’s FOREST PAC, the Alabama Civil Justice Reform Committee (ACJRC), and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA).

Prior to his appointment, Sellers was involved in many civic and community organizations in the Montgomery area, including the United Way, the Business Committee for the Arts, and the YMCA. He was elected to the Electoral College in each of the last four Presidential cycles.

Will is married to the former Lee Grant. They have three adult children and are active members of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Montgomery.

The major party primaries will be on June 5, 2018.

Brandon Moseley is a former reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter.

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