Gov. Riley has appointed H.L. “Sonny” Conwill as Shelby County Circuit Judge to replace Judge Al Crowson, who retired last week. Here’s a summary of the appointment from The Birmingham News.
Conwill’s appointment becomes effective immediately. In a prepared statement, Gov. Riley said, “Judge Conwill has earned an excellent reputation during his legal career and his roots in Shelby county run deep. I have the fullest confidence that he will serve the people with great distinction in this new position and rule with fairness, impartiality and a good dose of common sense.”