Drayton Nabers, Jr. was appointed Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court by Governor Riley in 2004.
He was born in Birmingham. Nabers graduated from Princeton University and receieved his law degree from Yale.
Nabers served as a Law Clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black.
Nabers has worked as the Finace Director for the State. He also taught a course in Christian Ethics at Samford University's Beeson Divinity School.
Nabers is a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Birmingham. He and his wife have three children and two grandchildren.