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Beck Sworn in as U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 6, 2011

Montgomery, Alabama - George L. Beck Jr., was sworn in today and immediately took over his duties as the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama. Mr. Beck was nominated by President Obama on March 31, 2011, and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 30, 2011.

George Beck, a resident of Santuck, Alabama, was sworn in this morning as United States Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama by United States District Judge W. Keith Watkins. Mr. Beck was born in Geneva, Alabama. He served as Deputy Attorney General for the State of Alabama for eight years and Judge Advocate General for the Corps of Alabama Army National Guard for over thirty years, retiring at the rank of Colonel. He joined the private law firm of Capell & Howard in January 2004 where he remained until he was confirmed as U.S. Attorney. Mr. Beck has successfully handled numerous consumer class actions and participated in at least two landmark Alabama Supreme Court class action decisions.

Mr. Beck received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University and his law degree from the University of Alabama. He is married to Carlotta and has 3 children and 8 grandchildren.

 

PRESS CONTACT: Clark Morris
Email: usaalm.press@usdoj.gov
Telephone: (334) 551-1755
Fax: (334) 223-7617

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