Gaines, Monet McCorvey

Assistant Attorney General


  • The University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., Member, Bench & Bar Honor Society; Member, Farrah Law Society; President/Treasurer, Alabama Trial Lawyers' Association; Member, Phi Alpha Delta
  • Johns Hopkins University, B.A., International Relations, Minor: Economics; Alumni Liaison, Class Representative, Admissions Representative, Teaching Assistant


  • Law Clerk, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Board of Contract Appeal, 2002-2003


  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • Alabama Supreme Court
  • Alabama State Bar


  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Alabama Office of the Attorney General, Opinions  Division, 2005 - Present
  • Associate Attorney; Thomas, Means, Gillis & Seay, P.C., 2003-2005

Legal Areas

  • General
  • Civil Litigation
  • Administrative Law
  • Counsel for Licensed Interpreters and Transliterators
  • Former Counsel for Alabama Board of Cosmetology

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Hugh Maddox Inns of Court
  • Capital City Bar Association
  • Alabama Lawyers Association


  • At Large Member of the Alabama Board of Bar Commissioners
  • 2008 Attorney General's Award for Excellence as a Solicitor

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