Ontario (Ontario) Tillman (D-SH056)
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Capitol: 334.242.7600
FAX: 334.242.4015
District: 205.253.3732
Alabama House of Representatives
Alabama State House 11 South Union Street
Montgomery, AL 36130-2950

District Office:
2326 2nd Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35020
Elected: 2022    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Yvette   
Committee Assignments
MemberHouse Committee on Judiciary
MemberHouse Committee on Financial Services
MemberHouse Committee on Fiscal Responsibility
MemberHouse Committee on Jefferson County Legislation
Counties Representing


Ontario J. Tillman was born and raised in the great city of Bessemer, Alabama. He is a family man, a father of three children and married to his beautiful wife Yvette, for over five years.

Tillman grew up on the south-side of Bessemer, Alabama, where his family was active in the community serving on notable campaigns such as the campaign to elect Mr. Lawrence McAdory. Ontario learned early on the value of service, values of family, hard work, and sacrifice.

Since 2008 he has served diligently as an Educator in the Bessemer City School District (Westhills Elementary School and Bessemer City High School). Moreover, Ontario served as the Head Boys Varsity Basketball coach at Bessemer City High School, leading his team to a Class 6A Final Four appearance in 2014, as well as a Regional Appearance in 2015 and a Regional Final Appearance in 2016. As of the last nine years he has served as an attorney specializing in the areas of Criminal Defense, Juvenile Law, and Personal Injury. Ontario is no stranger to the needs of District 56.

Ontario has placed the community first in his life, as well as in his practice of law. He understands the nature and the needs of his community and has put forth the effort to ensure that the people of District 56 come first and that their voices are heard.

He is a graduate of Jess Lanier High School. Graduate of Alabama A&M University, with a B.S. Degree in Special Education and a M.Ed in Collaborative Teaching. He received his Juris Doctorate Degree from Miles Law School. He is currently a partner with the Maxwell Tillman Law Firm, located in Downtown Birmingham, AL.