Jeffrey G. Hester is an experienced lawyer with over 20 years of experience in a wide range of practice areas, including criminal defense, personal injury, family law, and more. He is known by his colleagues and clients as a skilled and talented trial attorney. As a former prosecutor, he is a veteran of the courtroom and has handled hundreds of trials.
Mr. Hester cares about each of his clients and fights for the best possible outcome each time. His clients are more than just a case number. He strives to build strong relationships so he can better help them during their time of need.
BAR ADMISSIONS State of Alabama, 1998
EDUCATION Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi, 1998 J.D. Honors: Member, American Bar Association, Student Division Honors: Member, Christian Legal Society Auburn University at Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, 1993 B.A. Honors: Dean's List Major: Speech Communication
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS American Bar Association Birmingham Bar Association Shelby County Bar Association
EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS Shelby County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1998 - 2001 City of Vincent, Alabama, Municipal Judge, 2005 - Present City of Calera, Alabama, Municipal Judge, 2015 - Present City of Chelsea, Alabama, Municipal Judge, 2017 - Present City of Kimberly, Alabama, Municipal Prosecutor, 2014 - Present Family Court-Shelby County, Guardian Ad Litem, 2004 - 2007 Mississippi Attorney General's Office, Intern, 1997-1998 United States (Alabama) Senator Richard Shelby, Intern, 1996 Hinds County District Attorney's Office, Extern, 1998
PRO BONO ACTIVITIES Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program, 2010 - Present