J.C. Love III
J.C. Love III

Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced she has named J.C. Love, III to serve as Montgomery County’s Probate Judge. The governor signed Love’s appointment letter today.

“J.C. Love, III has an impressive career, both in his work as an attorney and his involvement in the Montgomery community,” Governor Ivey said. “I’m confident that he will hit the ground running and be able to serve as Montgomery’s next Probate Judge with character, a hard work ethic, and a sense of service. I appreciate his willingness to serve in this role and know he will do a great job.”

Love replaced Steven Reed, who was sworn in this week as Mayor of Montgomery.

Love most recently practiced law and has been an associate at Rushton Stakely, Johnston, & Garret, P.A. since 2013. He has practiced law for 14 years.  

Love currently serves as President of the Britton YMCA Board and is a member of the Montgomery County Bar Foundation Board.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, cum laude, from Morehouse College in 2001. He later received his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School in 2004. 

He is married to Dr. Porcia Bradford Love, M.D. and they have three children, Caroline Elizabeth, Catherine Grace, and James Christopher.

Love’s appointment is effective immediately, and he has been sworn into office.

Brent Wilson
Brent was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama and is the founder of BamaPolitics.com.