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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Nominates George L. Beck to Serve as U.S. Attorney

WASHINGTON- Today, President Obama nominated George L. Beck  to serve as U.S. Attorney for the state of Alabama.

“For his diligence and relentless pursuit of justice, I have named George L. Beck to serve as a U.S. Attorney,” President Obama said. “I am confident he will serve the people of Alabama with distinction.”

George L. Beck:  Nominee for United States Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama
George Beck has been a shareholder of Capell & Howard, P.C. since 2004.  Mr. Beck was a sole practitioner from 1986 to 2003 and from 1979 to 1982, and was a partner at Baxley, Beck, Dillard & Dauphin from 1982 to 1986.  From 1971 to 1979, he served as Deputy Attorney General for the State of Alabama.  Prior to this, Mr. Beck worked as an associate at St. John & St. John from 1966 to 1971.  Mr. Beck has served our country honorably, enlisting in the Alabama Army National Guard in 1966 and rising through the ranks to be honorably discharged as a Colonel in 2001.  Mr. Beck is a graduate of Auburn University and the University of Alabama School of Law.