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The United States Attorney for the Western District of Washington serves as trial counsel for the United States and the office represents the United States in criminal and civil lawsuits.

The office has a staff of approximately 68 Assistant U.S. Attorneys and 69 support staff (View Organizational Chart). It includes a Criminal Division as well as a Civil Division.

The office prosecutes cases investigated by several law enforcement agencies in Western Washington, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms & Explosives (ATF), Department of Homeland Security - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (DHS-ICE), U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS).

The office also handles most civil claims made against the U.S. Government, pursues affirmative civil cases on its behalf including certain civil rights cases and collects debts owed to the United States.

The main office is located in Seattle. A branch office is located in Tacoma. In addition a Vancouver Federal Investigative Center is located in Vancouver, Washington.


Seattle Office

U.S. Attorney's Office
700 Stewart Street
Suite 5220
Seattle, WA 98101-1271

Tel: (206) 553-7970
Fax: (206) 553-0882

Tacoma Office

U.S. Attorney's Office
1201 Pacific Ave.
Suite 700
Tacoma, WA 98402-4305

Tel: (253) 428-3800
Fax: (253) 428-3826





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