By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
Monday, Alabama’s Chief Deputy Attorney General, Kevin Turner was officially declared a “Rising Republican Star by the Alabama Republican Party.
Turner was appointed Chief Deputy Attorney General of Alabama by Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange on January 1, 2012.
As the Chief Deputy Attorney General, Mr. Turner serves as the principal adviser to Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange on all legal and administrative matters and is responsible for overseeing the operations of the office.
Following the announcement Attorney General Luther Strange posted on Facebook, “Grateful to have Kevin on my team.”
Before Kevin’s promotion to Chief Deputy Attorney General, Turner served as Special Deputy Attorney General and Chief Counsel in the Alabama Attorney General’s office. Prior to joining that Alabama Attorney General’s Office, Chief Deputy Attorney General Turner was a lawyer with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in Birmingham, Alabama (the largest law firm in the state).
Chief Deputy AG Turner is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law and served on the Managing Board of the Alabama Law Review. He is also a former Treasurer of the Tuscaloosa County Republican Executive Committee.
Turner has a M.B.A. from the University of Alabama and graduated summa cum laude from Hampden-Sydney College in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Economics. At Hampden-Sydney, he was the Chairman of the College Republicans. He currently serves on the College’s Board of Trustees.
The ‘Rising Republican Star’ status is a regular feature of Republican Party Chairman Bill Armistead’s email newsletters. The announcement and biographical information was released in a written statement prepared by Alabama Republican Party Communications Coordinator Shana Kluck.