Wednesday, during a press conference at the Alabama Republican Party Headquarters in Birmingham Ala. Alice Martin announced her qualification for Attorney General in the June 5 Republican primary.
Martin is a conservative Republican with a record of fighting public corruption, white collar and violent crimes at the local, state, and federal levels. She was a member of the team that convicted former House Speaker Mike Hubbard, and successfully advocated for SB301, which combats technology based sex crime.
She has spent the last five years serving as the Chief Deputy & Deputy Attorney General in Alabama. There, she’s used her position to fight against the Obama Administration’s federal overreach through the EPA and same sex bathroom mandates.
She is an active member of the Alabama Federation of Republican Women, the Federalist Society, and a former member of the Alabama Republican Club Executive Committee where she served as Secretary in 2001.
Martin earned her Bachelors degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University then worked her way though law school at the University of Mississippi.
Martin previously served as a municipal judge, a Circuit Court Judge in Florence, Ala. and a U.S. Attorney. She was named a “Top 10 Prosecutor in the U. S.” by Corporate Fraud Reporter.
During her time as a U.S. Attorney, Martin prosecuted over 4,600 federal firearms, narcotic, and child pornography crimes, resolved over 8,200 civil cases and established an anti-terrorism task force. She also joined then-Alabama AG Bill Pryor to found the North Alabama Public Corruption Task Force and together they secured 140 federal corruption convictions.
Martin and her husband have three adult daughters, live in Florence Ala. with their 10 dogs and are members of the First United Methodist Church.