Andrew Bailey was appointed Attorney General for the State of Missouri on November 23rd, 2022.
Bailey earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Missouri-Columbia. After graduation, he joined the United States Army as an officer. He was deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was awarded two Army Achievement Medals, an Army Commendation Medal, a Combat Action Badge, and two Bronze Star Medals for his service.
In 2009, he returned from deployment and enrolled at the University of Missouri School of Law.
Bailey joined the Missouri Governor’s Office as Deputy General Counsel in 2019 and has served as General Counsel since 2021. He has also served as a Missouri Assistant Attorney General, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Warren County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and as General Counsel for the Missouri Department of Corrections.
Bailey and his wife, Jessica, have four children.