Marlene Malahoo Forte is Attorney General for the government of Jamaica. An advocate for fundamental reform of Jamaica's justice system and for improved conditions of service for judges and legal officers, as a judge, she brought an exceptional level of efficiency to the courts in which she presided. As a prosecutor, she was a powerful voice for the victims of crime, with an enviable win rate of over 98% in both trial and appellate courts.
Marlene was appointed to Jamaica's Parliament as a Government Senator on July 15, 2009 and simultaneously as State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade; positions she held until January 2012. She was reappointed to the Senate in 2012, on the Opposition side.