Judge Shera Grant grew up in Birmingham, AL and is a proud product of the Bessemer and Birmingham Public School Systems. She graduated from Ramsay Alternative High School and attended college at Alabama State University on a full academic scholarship, graduating summa cum laude with a degree in Computer Information Systems. While at Alabama State University, she was involved in various organizations such as INROADS, Society for the Advancement of Management, Co-Chair of Dean's Council of Students, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, and President of Delta Mu Delta National Business Honor Society.
After college, Judge Grant attended law school at Louisiana State University. She also studied International and Comparative Law at the Université d’Aix-Marseille III in Aix-en- Provence, France. While in law school, she was invited to become a member of the Wex Malone American Inn of Court, a prestigous legal organization which accepts law students who demonstrate outstanding trial advocacy skills. Judge Grant graduated from law school on the Chancellor’s list with dual degrees, Juris Doctor (J.D.) and a Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.). She is also a member of both the Alabama and Georgia State Bars.
Judge Shera Grant is happily married to Daryl Grant, a Managing Director with KPMG Advisory Services. They have two beautiful children, Madelyn and Grey. Madelyn enjoys playing with Legos and taking all things around the house apart to see if she can fix them. Grey enjoys watching Bubble Guppies and eating everything in sight! They are members of Trinity Baptist Church, worshipping under the leadership of Rev. John E. King, Jr.
Judge Shera Grant is the identical twin sister of Judge Shanta Owens. Coincidentally, they both have girls that are the same age AND boys that are the same age. They emphatically deny planning this! After the sudden death of their father at a very young age, they were raised by a single mom who instilled the values of hard work, tenacity, and a strong spiritual foundation.