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Andrew Bailey
44th Attorney General of Missouri
Assumed office
January 3, 2023
Governor Mike Parson
Preceded by Eric Schmitt
Personal details
Political party Republican
Education University of Missouri ( BA, JD)
Military service
Branch/service  United States Army
Battles/wars Iraq War

Andrew Bailey is an American attorney and politician who was appointed to serve as the Missouri Attorney General in November 2022.

Education

Bailey earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Missouri and a Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri School of Law. [1]

Career

After earning his bachelor's degree, Bailey joined the United States Army as an officer. During his military career, he was deployed to Iraq. After graduating from law school, Bailey served as an assistant prosecuting attorney in the Warren County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and as general counsel of the Missouri Department of Corrections. Bailey joined the office of Govenor Mike Parson as deputy general counsel in 2019 and became general counsel in 2021. [2] In November 2022, Governor Parson appointed Bailey as the 44th attorney general of Missouri. He is a Republican candidate for a full term in the 2024 Missouri Attorney General election. [3]

References

  1. ^ "Governor Parson Announces Andrew Bailey as Missouri's Next Attorney General | Governor Michael L. Parson". governor.mo.gov. Retrieved December 23, 2022.
  2. ^ "Andrew Bailey, general counsel for the governor, named Missouri attorney general". STLPR. November 23, 2022. Retrieved December 23, 2022.
  3. ^ Hancock, Jason. "Bailey begins fundraising for Missouri attorney general campaign with help from lobbyist". STLtoday.com. Retrieved December 23, 2022.
Legal offices
Preceded by Attorney General of Missouri
2023–present
Incumbent