Judge Laura Petro

Jefferson County, Alabama

Jefferson County, Unified Judicial System, State of Alabama

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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.

Contact Information

Office Staff:

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