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Michel Nicrosi (born in Montgomery, Alabama) is a Mobile attorney and a former federal prosecutor. On November 19, 2009, she announced her candidacy for the statewide office of attorney general and to possibly challenge incumbent Republican Troy King in November. [1] Unfortunately, both she and King lost each of their respective primary contests on Tuesday, June 1, 2010.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree, University of Alabama (1986) in English
  • Juris Doctorate degree, University of Alabama School of Law (1989)

Professional experience

Immediately upon receiving her law degree, Nicrosi joined the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. under the Attorney General's Honor Program. She served for a number of years as a trial attorney in the Southern Criminal Enforcement Section of the Tax Division, prosecuting white collar criminal cases with special focus on tax fraud and other financially related crimes. In 1995, Nicrosi transferred to the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Alabama, though she continued to specialize in white collar cases such as fraud and public corruption. For four years, starting in 1997, Nicrosi served as chief of the criminal division within the United States Attorney's Office, supervising the criminal attorneys and managing all the criminal litigation for her judicial district. From 2006 until 2009, she has worked as an attorney for Mobile-based private practice law firm of Jones Walker.

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama Attorney General election, 2010
2010 Race for Attorney General - Democratic Primary [2]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda James Anderson 49.6% [3]
     Democratic Party Giles Perkins 31.1%
     Democratic Party Michel Nicrosi 19.3%
Total Votes 275,825

Personal

Nicrosi currently resides in Daphne, Alabama with her husband, Ben Harris III, and their son, Ben. She is also a practicing member of Mobile’s Trinity Episcopal Church.

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References

  1. The Birmingham News "Michel Nicrosi, a former assistant U.S. attorney in Mobile, is running as a Democrat for Alabama attorney general" 19 Nov. 2009
  2. Alabama Secretary of State - 2010 Democratic Primary Election Results
  3. Even though James Anderson received the most votes, he failed to receive over fifty percent of those votes required by Alabama state law. A run-off election between the top two vote recipients, therefore, was required to decide who went on to the general election.