Steve began his career in public service in 1996 as chief legal counsel to the Montana Secretary of State. He went on to serve four years with the Montana Department of Justice, first as executive assistant attorney general, and later as acting chief deputy (1997-2001). During this time, he also served as legislative director, coordinating the Attorney General's legislative efforts.
From 2001 to 2004, Bullock practiced law with the Washington, D.C. firm of Steptoe & Johnson. While there, he also served as an adjunct professor at the George Washington University School of Law.
Prior to his election as Attorney General, Bullock was in private practice in Helena where he represented individuals, consumer organizations, labor unions, peace officers, associations of political subdivisions, and small and large businesses.
Attorney General Bullock was born in Missoula and graduated from the Helena public school system. He received his undergraduate degree from Claremont McKenna College and his law degree with honors from Columbia University Law School in New York.
Steve and his wife Lisa have three children, Caroline, Alexandria and Cameron. He served on many boards and organizations, including the Public Policy Council of the Montana Nonprofit Association, the Board of Directors of Healthy Mothers-Healthy Babies, the Gates of the Mountains Foundation, and the Lewis and Clark County Historic Preservation Commission.