Michael Geraghty

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Michael Geraghty
Attorney General of Alaska
In office
April 10, 2012 – December 2, 2014
Governor Sean Parnell
Preceded by John J. Burns
Succeeded by Craig W. Richards
Personal details
Born Michael C. Geraghty
(1952-07-21) July 21, 1952 (age 64)
Fairbanks, Alaska
Political party Republican[1]
Spouse(s) Mishel Geraghty
Children Five
Residence Anchorage, Alaska
Alma mater University of Hawaii (B.A.)
Santa Clara University School of Law (J.D.)
Occupation Lawyer

Michael C. Geraghty (born July 21, 1952)[2] is an American lawyer who served as the Attorney General of Alaska from 2012 until 2014.[3] He was nominated for this position by Governor Sean Parnell,[4] confirmed by the Alaska Senate and sworn in on April 10, 2012.[5]

Prior to his appointment as AG, Geraghty was a lawyer in private practice.[3] Geraghty is also a commissioner with the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.[4]

Geraghty was born in Fairbanks, Alaska.[4] He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Hawaii in 1974 and his J.D. from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 1978.[3] He is married with five children and lives in Anchorage, Alaska.[3]


  1. ^ Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (May 22, 2013). "2012 guide to the state attorneys general" (PDF). Orrick.com. 
  2. ^ "Attorney Michael C Geraghty | Lawyer in Anchorage AK". Lawyercentral.com. 1952-07-21. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Michael Geraghty". NAAG. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
  4. ^ a b c "Press Release - Alaska Governor Sean Parnell". Gov.alaska.gov. 2012-01-12. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
  5. ^ "Geraghty OK'd as attorney general | Legislature". ADN.com. 2012-04-10. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
Political offices
Preceded by
John J. Burns
Attorney General of Alaska
Succeeded by
Michael C. Geraghty