Joseph Siegelman, son of ex-governor Don Siegelman, running for Attorney General

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( — Joseph Siegelman, a Birmingham attorney and son of ex-governor Don Siegelman, has qualified as a Democrat to run for Alabama Attorney General. His filing comes a year to date that his father was released from prison after serving more than five years on bribery charges.

Joseph Siegelman is an attorney with The Cochran Firm, specializing in personal injury, product liability, medical malpractice and mass tort legislation, according to his biography on the firm's website. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama and UA School of Law and completed coursework at the London School of Economics and Political Science in London.

Joseph Siegelman joins Democrat Chris Christie in qualifying for the AG's race. There are four candidates on the GOP side: Chess Bedsole, Troy King, Steve Marshall and Alice Martin.

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