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Manufacture Alabama endorses Thomas Govan for Court of Criminal Appeals

Govan currently serves as the chief of the Criminal Trials Division at the Alabama Attorney General’s Office.

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Manufacture Alabama announced on Thursday its endorsement of Montgomery attorney, Thomas Govan, for the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2.

“We are proud to endorse Thomas Govan for the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals. As a seasoned attorney and career prosecutor, he understands the need to uphold the rule of law while maintaining a commitment to fairness and justice,” said Jon Barganier, President & CEO of Manufacture Alabama. “His sincere focus on public service and his expertise in handling complex legal issues make him an ideal candidate for this critical position. He is an upstanding individual with a long career ahead of him and we are excited to see the positive impact he will make on our state while serving on the courts.”

Govan currently serves as the chief of the Criminal Trials Division at the Alabama Attorney General’s Office as well as an officer in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. He brings more than 15 years of experience protecting the safety and wellbeing of Alabama families and has litigated cases in state and federal courts. He also argued a case before the United States Supreme Court in 2018.

“I am honored to receive Manufacture Alabama’s endorsement of my campaign for the Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2,” said Thomas Govan. “Manufacture Alabama and its member companies are vital to the health of our state’s economy. We also share the common principles that our judicial system in Alabama must uphold the rule of law and maintain fairness and consistency. I am deeply grateful for this strong show of support for our campaign.”

In addition to his public service, Govan is the father of four children, Elder in his church and husband to his wife, Jessica. For more information on Govan, please visit: www.thomasgovanforjudge.com.

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