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Hambright wins Mobile Co. Circuit judge – NBC 15 WPMI (press release)

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(image: WPMI) Mobile Co. Circuit court judge race Finley vs. Hambright

Brandy Hambright took home the win for Mobile County’s Circuit Court Judge.

Hambright defeated Mobile’s current Municipal judge Karlos Finley with about five thousand more votes.

According to her campaign website, for the past 18 years Hambright held several positions at multiple law firms, practicing as a public defender, civil and criminal defense attorney, and a municipal prosecutor.

It was a tight race, but Hambright says the win was a long time coming.

“I just want to say thank you for all of the voters who came out,” she said. “It’s been a long road but it’s been such an amazing journey and I want to thank everybody who participated in any small or large way.”

Hambright says her supporters will get the judge they voted for.

“They can expect that I will be fair, I will follow the law, I will always be in support of fairness and justice and be sure that the community gets a judge that they voted for and they deserve to have,” she said.

Hambright received endorsements from Mobile’s Public Safety Director James Barber and local law enforcement.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Another race on the ballot in Mobile county is Circuit Court Judge. Republican Brandy Hambright faces democrat Karlos Finley.

Circuit court is the highest trial court for our state. It handles appeals from district and municipal courts, felony cases and civil matters that have $10,000 or greater hanging in the balance.

Karlos Finley has been a municipal court judge in Mobile for three years, now he’s trying to take a step up to circuit court.

According to Finley’s campaign website, he’s served in the legal community for 17 years.

He was once a prosecutor for the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office and a personal injury attorney.

Finley faces republican candidate Brandy Hambright.

According to Hambright’s campaign website, for the past 18 years she’s held several positions at multiple law firms, practicing as a public defender, civil and criminal defense attorney, and a municipal prosecutor.

Hambright has received endorsements from Mobile’s Public Safety Director James Barber and former local judges.

Finley has also received endorsements from former local judges and state reps.



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