Fourth Judicial Circuit District Attorney Michael Jackson is honored by his peers.
Jackson has been named District Attorney of the Year at the Annual District Attorney's conference.
Jackson has been nominated twice before, and is the first African-American district attorney to win the award in Alabama.
Jackson serves Bibb, Perry, Dallas, Wilcox and Hale Counties.
Earlier this year, Jackson received the John F. Kennedy Personal Courage Award for the conviction of former state trooper James Bernard Fowler in a civil rights era shooting case.