ALABAMA ATTORNEY GENERAL
About Steve Marshall
Steve Marshall was sworn in as the forty-eighth Attorney General of the State of Alabama on February 10, 2017.
Marshall received his undergraduate education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his legal education at the University of Alabama School of Law, graduating from both with academic honors.
Prior to taking office as Attorney General, Marshall was the District Attorney for Marshall County, a post he held for sixteen years. As District Attorney, Marshall helped draft and pass the Brody Act—a law that makes it a crime to kill or injure an unborn child. Marshall later became the first prosecutor to secure a death sentence under the Brody Act (in a case where a man murdered his pregnant wife and was charged with the homicide of both her and her unborn child). Five years later, when this landmark case was on appeal to the Alabama Supreme Court, Marshall—now Attorney General—had the privilege of successfully defending that conviction… read more.