Judge J. Paul Meeks
Judge J. Paul Meeks was educated in the Birmingham School system and graduated from the Birmingham School of law.
Judge Meeks practiced law for 20 years, served on the Jefferson County Board of Equalization, and served three terms in the Alabama State House of Representatives, before being elected as Jefferson County Probate Judge in 1956. Judge Meeks was re-elected Probate Judge in 1963 and 1970. His tenure as Probate Judge ended in 1976.