Dec. 7, 2017: T. Michael Anderton was appointed on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, as an Alabama District Attorney for the Tenth Judicial Circuit by Gov. Kay Ivey. After he graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor of arts degree in speech communication, Anderton received his law degree from the Cumberland School of Law. Anderton started his legal career in the Fifth Judicial Circuit in Alexander City, Ala., in 1982 as an Assistant District Attorney. In 1984, he started working at the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, and he still works there today.