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Alan Wilson, SC Attorney General Addresses the Club, February 9

South Carolina Attorney General

Alan Wilson was elected South Carolina’s 51st Attorney General on November 2, 2010, and took office on January 12, 2011, becoming the nation’s youngest Attorney General.

As South Carolina’s Attorney General, Wilson is the state’s chief prosecutor, chief securities officer, and the state’s chief legal counsel. The office is comprised of more than 200 employees and nearly 75 attorneys who manage nearly 8,000 active case files.

During his first term, Wilson has focused on keeping South Carolina’s families safe, defending their freedom and protecting their futures.

Prior to his election, Wilson served as an Assistant Solicitor and as an Assistant Attorney General before entering private practice with the Columbia firm of Willoughby & Hoefer, P.A.

Wilson joined the National Guard immediately after graduating from college. He continues his military service today by providing legal support for soldiers and assisting in the prosecution of military crimes as a Lt. Colonel in the Judge Advocate General Corps.

He is a graduate of Francis Marion University and the University of South Carolina School of Law. Wilson and his wife, Jennifer, have two young children, Michael and Anna Grace.