Glenn Shedd is 51 years old, born March 21, 1962. He has made his home in Fort Payne, Alabama almost his entire life, graduating from Fort Payne High School in 1980. While still in high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy, entering boot camp two weeks after his high school graduation and serving honorably on active duty with the United States Submarine Force for 9 years until 1989. While on active duty, he was able to complete a Bachelor of Arts Degree from College of Charleston while still fulfilling his full time Navy duties.
Upon graduation magna cum laude from College of Charleston, Glenn left active duty, but remained in the Naval Reserves while pursuing his Law Degree at the University of Alabama. He completed Law School in an accelerated program, graduating in December 1991, and passed the Bar Exam in April 1992.
Since October 1993 Glenn has owned and operated his own practice at the same address in Fort Payne, Alabama. During that time he has served thousands of clients in an incredible variety of cases, all the while maintaining a second career in the Naval Reserves and raising four children—Matt, age 25 and proudly serving on active duty with the U.S. Air Force; Jessica, age 21 and a student at UAB; Savannah, age 16 and a junior at Fort Payne High School; and Dyllan, age 11 and entering the 6th grade at Fort Payne Middle School.
Glenn retired from the Navy Reserve in 2008 with the rank of Lieutenant Commander, having risen through the enlisted ranks from Seaman Recruit to Chief Petty Officer before being commissioned as a Submarine Repair Officer. He served 8 years as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of Alabama, representing the local Department of Human Resources as a staff attorney. He served 5 years as the City Prosecutor for the City of Fyffe, Alabama, has served 14 years as the attorney for the Dekalb County E911 Board, and has been the Municipal Judge for the town of Powell, Alabama for more than 15 years.
Glenn operates a solo practitioner law firm with special emphasis on domestic and civil cases, adoptions, juvenile custody cases, divorces, criminal defense, and all manner of personal injury and medical malpractice cases.