Alabama U.S. Attorney George Beck Resigns After Six Years of Service

United States Attorney George L. Beck, Jr., of Wetumpka, Alabama, has announced his resignation effective midnight March 10, 2017. After his resignation, he plans on joining the private law firm Morris, Haynes, Wheeles, Knowles, and Nelson, and will continue to represent clients in the Montgomery River Region area.

During his tenure as United States Attorney, he concentrated on jailing violent offenders and recovering taxpayer dollars. Beck also oversaw a multi-state dog fighting prosecution and obtained the largest federal sentence for dog fighting in the nation.

Beck would like to thank all of the federal, state, and local law enforcement partners for helping make his tenure as United States Attorney such a success. He would also like to thank all the staff at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District, including all of the Assistant U.S. Attorney’s and support personnel, for their loyal support over the last six years.

The Middle District of Alabama covers 23 counties, and includes the cities of Alexander City, Andalusia, Auburn, Clanton, Dothan, Enterprise, Eufaula, Greenville, Montgomery, Opelika, Ozark, Phenix City, Prattville, Troy, and Wetumpka. The United States Attorney’s Office is responsible for conducting all criminal and civil litigation in the district involving the United States government.

Categories: Crime, Montgomery, News, Statewide