Criminal Justice


The Alabama State Bar Criminal Justice Section was created to serve as a non-partisan, policy advisory group that seeks to improve quality of legal service available to the people of Alabama. The Section seeks to be a voice on criminal justice issues in Alabama, to educate the public about the system, to enhance professional growth of Section members, and to increase the diversity, balance and strength of the Section’s membership and leadership. The purpose of this Section shall be to promote the objects of the Alabama State Bar within the field of Criminal Justice not assigned by the Board of Bar Commissioners of the Alabama State Bar to any other Section or to a Committee or Task Force of the Alabama State Bar. Annual dues are $20.



John G. Camp
10th Judicial Circuit, District Attorney’s Office
801 Arrington Boulevard, North
Birmingham, AL 35203-2324
Phone: (205) 325-5252, Ext. 20308


Vice Chair
Walter M. Merrell, III
22nd Judicial Circuit, District Attorney’s Office
Covington County
1 North Court Square
Andalusia, AL 36420-3996
Phone: (334) 222-2513


To Be Announced


Immediate Past Chair
John Anthony Lentine
Sheffield & Lentine, PC
205 20th Street North, Suite 323
Birmingham, AL 35203-4705
Phone: (205) 328-1365



“Governance” contains the section’s governing documents including the purpose statement and bylaws when available.