Barrett Bowdre

Barrett Bowdre

Deputy Solicitor General, Alabama Office of the Attorney General

Barrett Bowdre serves as deputy solicitor general in the Alabama Attorney General’s Office, where he helps to oversee the state’s appellate docket and defend the state’s interests in state and federal courts throughout the country. He is a former law clerk to Judge Paul J. Kelly, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, then-Chief Judge W. Keith Watkins of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, and then-Chief Judge Ed Carnes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He holds a J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law and a B.A., cum laude, from Furman University. Before attending law school, he worked as a research assistant at the American Enterprise Institute, where he researched civic education initiatives and helped compile literary anthologies exploring the American character.