Sharon Lovelace Blackburn

Personal

Birthday: 
1950
Birthplace: 
Pensacola, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, J. O. Sentell, clerk, Supreme Court of Alabama, 1977
Law clerk, Hon. Robert Varner, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama, 1977-78
Staff attorney, Birmingham Area Legal Services, Birmingham, Alabama, 1979
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Alabama, 1979-1991; Civil Division, 1979-1985; Criminal Division, 1985-1991

Education

Name of School: 
University of Alabama
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1973
Name of School - Second: 

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University

The mission of the Cumberland School of Law is to educate a diverse community of students with knowledge and practical skills, equipping them to become highly competent, ethical lawyers committed to professionalism and public service.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1977

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Court Name: 

Alabama Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/30/1991
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/8/2015
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