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|Former candidate for|
|Attorney General of Georgia|
- Bachelor's degree, LaGrange College (1981)
- Juris Doctorate degree, University of Georgia School of Law (1985)
Two years after receiving his law degree, he served as prosecutor/defense counsel in the Judge Advocate General's Department for the United States Air Force. His duties included advising commanders on a variety of legal issues, including military justice, the law of armed conflict, international law, environmental law, labor law, and tort litigation. In 1992, he was named staff attorney for the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia in which he assisted district attorneys in the prosecution and asset seizure of major illegal narcotic operations throughout the middle portion of the state. From 1994 until 1997, Wood worked as an assistant district attorney for the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit before ultimately being appointed Chief Assistant DA. For four years, ending in 2001, he was a general practitioner in Macon, Georgia focusing on criminal and civil litigation in addition to bankruptcy. President George W. Bush named Wood as United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, where he remained until 2009.
- See also: Georgia Attorney General election, 2010
|2010 Race for Attorney General - Republican Primary|
|Republican Party||Samuel S. Olens||39.9%|
|Republican Party||Preston Smith||30.6%|
|Republican Party||Max Wood||29.5%|
Max Wood for Attorney General of Georgia Campaign
P.O. Box 1781
Macon, GA 31202
Phone: (478) 731-9747
The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine was used to recall this version of the website from July 22, 2010.
- Macon Telegraph, "Wood to run for Ga. attorney general" 4 Aug. 2009
- Georgia Secretary of State - 2010 Primary Election Results
- Georgia Secretary of State - 2010 Republican Attorney General Primary Election Results
- Even though Sam Olens received the most votes, he failed to receive over fifty percent of those votes required by Georgia state law. A runoff election between the top two vote recipients, therefore, was required to decide who went on to the general election.