Capital Litigation Section

Section Attorney Profiles


The Capital Litigation Section represents the State in all appeals in state and federal courts in which a criminal defendant has received a death sentence, including the direct appeal, state post-conviction proceedings, federal habeas corpus proceedings, and execution proceedings.  In addition, attorneys in this division are required to advise judges, other prosecutors, and the public on death penalty law and procedure. 

Services this Section Provides

The Capital Litigation Section provides representation for the State of Alabama in all courts when a death row inmate seeks reversal of his capital murder conviction or death sentence. 

Frequently Asked Questions

The Capital Litigation Section Contact Information

Office of Alabama Attorney General
Capital Litigation Section Division
Phone: 334-242-7408
Fax: 334-353-3637

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 300152
Montgomery, Alabama 36130

Physical Address:
501 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36104