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Madison County District Attorney's Office


The District Attorney of the 23rd Judicial Circuit is the Chief Law Enforcement Official in Madison County who represents the people of the State of Alabama in prosecuting all felony and some misdemeanor criminal cases which occur within Madison County. He employs a staff of twenty-five Assistant District Attorneys to support him in his duties which are specifically enumerated by Alabama Law. The District Attorney and his Assistants are prohibited by law from giving legal advice to the general public or acting on any private legal matter. Legal consultation with the District Attorney is limited to victims and witnesses who are involved with criminal cases pending in Madison County. The District Attorney’s office works closely with every component of law enforcement and the courts to seek justice for crime victims in Madison County. For their own protection, criminal defendants are strongly advised not to contact the District Attorney's Office, except through counsel.This Website is designed to introduce you to the office and assist the citizens of Madison County in navigating through the legal justice system if they are the victim of crime, in need of Child Support assistance, or a merchant in need of assistance with the collection of worthless checks.

A number of specialized support units help in the administration of justice and the protection of the rights of children, victims and witnesses.Office hours are 8am – 5pm, Monday through Friday. The main office is located on the 4th floor of the Madison County Courthouse at 100 North Side Square, Huntsville, Alabama 35801. Some of the specialized units have satellite offices outside the courthouse.To report a crime, you should contact your local law enforcement agency. If you are in need of emergency law enforcement assistance in the Madison County area, help can be obtained by dialing 911. Crimes should be reported directly to local law enforcement agencies to ensure that they are properly investigated. If warranted, that agency will then bring the case to the District Attorney’s office for prosecution. 

At the Madison County District Attorney's Office, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive legal services to all members of our community. We strive to ensure justice and fairness for all parties involved in legal proceedings, and we take each case very seriously.

Our staff of experienced attorneys is committed to providing the highest quality of representation and advocating for the best possible outcomes. We understand that the legal process can be intimidating and confusing, so we strive to make it as simple and straightforward as possible.
The District Attorney team is passionate about justice and protecting the rights of the people. With decades of combined experience, they are highly qualified to tackle any legal challenges that come their way.

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Robert L. Broussard

Madison County District Attorney

Protecting the Justice You Deserve

Madison County Courthouse

Meet The Team


Tim Gann

Chief Deputy District Attorney


Robert L. Broussard

Madison County District Attorney


Tim Douthit

Chief Trial Attorney


Madison County District Attorney Rob Broussard said Tim Gann and Tim Douthit were both promoted effective immediately. Gann is now the Chief Deputy District Attorney, and Douthit takes Gann’s old position as the Chief Trial Attorney.

Madison County DA Rob Broussard on seeking the death penalty: “The focus is on the pain and suffering of the victim”

Madison County Court officials are hoping to alleviate some of the pending cases in their backlog. The Madison County District Attorney's Office says it is working hard to catch up on capital murder trials post-COVID.

District Attorney Rob Broussard discusses financial setbacks as the State of Alabama recovers from post COVID.




Events happening throughout the city of Huntsville in support of  victims and survivors of homicide. 



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Office of Robert L. Broussard

District Attorney

At the District Attorney's office, we are dedicated to protecting our community through the fair and equitable enforcement of the law. We are committed to providing justice and upholding the rights of all citizens. Join us in our mission to make our community a safe and secure place to live, work, and play.

Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00 


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