Virginia Vinson was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1981 and had a 40-year career as a practicing attorney and a circuit judge in the criminal division of Jefferson County. She served on several legal-related committees and presented at conferences around Alabama and at Cumberland School of Law, Birmingham School of Law and UAB. During her time on the bench, Virginia presided over the first Mental Health Court in Alabama. Her community involvement includes serving as a member and board member of Eastern Women’s Committee of Fifty, St. Vincent’s Foundation, The Women’s Network, UAB Pre-Law Advisory Board, Samford University’s Legacy League and the VACCA Advisory Board. Virginia is a resident of Trussville and a longtime member of Huffman Baptist Church, where she served for more than 30 years as a children’s Sunday School teacher.
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