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Messick, Misty S. Fairbanks

Assistant Attorney General

Education

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D. ; Order of the Coif; West Group Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement, 2003; Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Award, Criminal Practice and Procedure, Spring 2003; Robert F. Jackson Memorial Prize, 2002; Robert R. Krivcher Scholarship, 2002-2003; Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Award, Public Education, Spring 2002; Bass, Berry & Sims Intramural Moot Court Competition, Cortner Award and Best Brief Award, 2001-2002; Vanderbilt Mock Trial Competition, Quarterfinalist, 2001; Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Award, Torts, Fall 2000; Dean's List.
  • Babson College, B.S., Business Administration

Clerkships

  • Honorable Edward E. Carnes, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2003-2005

Admissions

  • The State of Alabama
  • The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

Experience

  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Alabama Office of the Attorney General, Constitutional Defense Division, 2006 - Present
  • Special Administrative Assistant, State of Alabama Office of the Attorney General, Constitutional Defense Division, 2005 - 2006

Legal Areas

  • Civil Practice, Federal Civil Practice, Constitutional Law, Election Law, Complex Litigation and Class Action Defense

Distinctions

  • 2010 Attorney General's Award for Excellence as a Solicitor


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