Mobile City Council


Joel Daves

council5@cityofmobile.org
Office: (251) 208-7441
Other: (251) 295-8438
Fax: (251) 208-7482

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Joel Daves retired in 2013 after a 30-year career in banking, during which he held executive positions in each of Alabama's four largest cities. In 2013 he was elected without opposition to the District 5 place on the Mobile City Council and was re-elected with 77% of the vote in 2017. District 5 is in the very center of the city; it is the only city council district which is contiguous to all other city council districts and is one of the most ethnically and economically diverse of the council districts.   Daves holds a bachelor's degree from the University of the South at Sewanee, Tenn. and received his law degree (cum laude) from Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Fla.. He graduated with distinction from the St...

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