Team Member Profile

Jacqeline Anderson-Smith

Jefferson County Circuit Clerk

Jackie is the new Jefferson County Circuit Clerk in Alabama’s 10th Judicial Circuit.  As Circuit Clerk, she manages a budget of around forty five million ($45,000,000.00); oversees employees and is primarily charged with the administration and processing of financial fees associated with the Circuit Civil, District Civil, Small Claims, Domestic Relations, and Criminal Courts in Jefferson County.  Her work includes serving on the Elections Commission; service as Chief Magistrate having a staff of six magistrates; administrative support of Constables, Bail Bonding company compliance; and Accepting Applications for Passports.

She is a sixth generation educator, her lineage as an educator can be traced back to 1863.

She taught in the Birmingham school system and worked in Birmingham City government and Jefferson County government. She experienced career ventures as a proposal researcher-writer, manager of AmeriCorps Health Access and director of Jefferson County’s Workforce Development office. She is currently Chairman of Alamerica Bank, the only African-American chartered bank in the State of Alabama.  

She is a member of St. Marks C.M.E. church and has two children and three grandchildren.