The Honorable Laura Petro
Judge Petro became a circuit court, criminal division judge in December of 2002. A graduate of Vanderbilt University (B.A. Sociology - 1980) and the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (J.D. - 1983), Judge Petro worked for the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office (1983 - 2002) before becoming a judge. Judge Petro is active in the Birmingham Bar Association, the Birmingham Bar Foundation, and the Alabama Association of Circuit Judges.
Dennis Hooper - Judicial Assistant
John Turner - Bailiff
Julie Carter - Court Reporter
Mel Bailey Criminal Justice Center, Room 506
801 Richard Arrington, Jr. Blvd. N.
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
phone: (205) 325-5646
fax: (205) 214-4019