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Judge Sherling

BORN:  Demopolis, Alabama, April 26, 1946

EDUCATION:  Auburn University (B.S., Business Administration, 1968; M.S. Agricultural Economics, 1971); Cumberland School of Law (J.D., 1974)

PRACTICE OF LAW:  Admitted to bar, 1975, Alabama, U. S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama and U. S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1981, U. S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1987 U. S. Supreme Court.  Specialized in the handling of worker’s compensation claims (1991-2008). Alabama State Bar Chairman, Workers Compensation Section 1997-1998.

Phi Delta Phi (President, 1973-1974); The Best Lawyers in America (1995-2008).  Private practice in Mobile from 1975 until appointed District Judge in 2008.

MEMBER:  Mobile Bar Association; Alabama Trial Lawyers Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Alabama Council of School Board Attorneys; Alabama Association of Municipal Attorneys; Alabama State Bar Association.