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Davis, Rosa H.

Assistant Attorney General

Education

  • The University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1972; 1st place, Moot Court Competition (1st woman to do so); Dean's Award for Service; National Moot Court Team; Best Brief, Regionals in National Moot Court Competition; Honor Court and Moot Court Board
  • The University of Alabama, B.A., History and English

Clerkships

  • The Honorable Robert Bradley, Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, 1972-1973

Admissions

  • Alabama State Bar
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama.

Experience

  • Member, Alabama Sentencing Commission as appointee of the Attorney General, executive committee member, 2000-present
  • Representative of the Attorney General on the Alabama Judicial System Study Commission Sub-Committee on Indigent Defense, 2000-2001;
  • Chief, State of Alabama Office of the Attorney General, Capital Litigation Division, 1997-1998
  • Chief, State of Alabama Office of the Attorney General, Criminal Appeals Division, 1987-1997
  • Co-chief, State of Alabama Office of the Attorney General, Civil Division, 1982-1987
  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Alabama Office of the Attorney General, Civil Division, 1978-1987
  • Attorney for Alabama Ethics Commission, 1978-1986)
  • Attorney General Opinion Review Committee, 1986 – 2002
  • Attorney for the State Board of Education and Education law specialist, 1973-1983 (Implementinf special education in Alabama)
  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Alabama Office of the Attorney General, Criminal Appeals Division and Civil Division, 1973-1978
  • White collar prosecutions, 1978
  • Special prosecutions team for backlogged criminal dockets,1976 – 1978
  • 1972-1973  Law Clerk, Judge Robert P. Bradley, Alabama Court of Civil Appeals
  • 1971-1972  Law Clerk, Rosen Wright & Harwood, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  • Attorney for the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission and judicial ethics law specialist, 1978 – present
  • Former Service on varous Alabama Supreme Court Standing Rules Committees: Rules of Appellate Procedure, Rules of Criminal Procedure (including initial drafting of Rules)
  • Alabama Supreme Court Committee on the Alabama Rules of Criminal Procedure, 2011 – present
  • Alabama Law Institute Criminal Code Revision Committee

Legal Areas

  • Criminal Law, Criminal Sentencing Policy and Procedure, Judicial Ethics, Appellate Procedure

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Alabama Sentencing Commission (Executive Committee)
  • Past Member of the United Way Board of Directors
  • Leadership Montgomery,  Past Board of Directors
  • Class I Leadership Alabama
  • Class III Leadership Montgomery
  • Past Member of Montgomery Junior League
  • Past Member, Partners in Education Board of Directors
  • Vestry, St. John's Episcopal Church.
  • American College of Prosecutors

Distinctions

  • University of Alabama Law School Dean’s Award for Service
  • Alabama Bar Commissioner’s Award for Contributions to the Administration of Justice (2009)


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