Governor Kay Ivey has appointed Will Sellers to the Alabama Supreme Court as an Associate Justice. Will previously served as a Partner in the Montgomery office of the Balch & Bingham law firm. Gov. Ivey had this to say in making this appointment:
I am extremely pleased to appoint Will Sellers to the Alabama Supreme Court. I cannot think of an individual who is more qualified, capable and who exemplifies the qualities of a true public servant. His conservative principles and commitment to the rule of law along with his commitment to his family, church and community are foundations that make him uniquely qualified for the position of Associate Justice.
Will is well known for his involvement in numerous civic organizations and professional associations. He is the past President of the Rotary Club of Montgomery, past Chairman of the Montgomery Area Business Committee for the Arts, past Chairman of the United Way Campaign in the Montgomery Area and past Chairman of the YMCA of Greater Montgomery. Will is an active member of Trinity Presbyterian Church. He currently serves on the Alabama State Council on the Arts, as Chairman of the Fair Ballot Commission and as the community liaison with the International Officers School at Maxwell Air Force Base.
Will is a native of Montgomery, Alabama. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Hillsdale College with high honors in 1985 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1988. In addition, Will received his LL.M in Taxation from New York University in 1989. A major part of his law practice has involved litigation against the Internal Revenue Service and the Alabama Department of Revenue.
Will is married to the former Lee Grant and they have three children: Arthur, age 23, George, age 22, and Caroline, age 18. Will will fill the seat previously held by Chief Justice Lyn Stuart. His appointment was effective immediately.
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