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Former United States Attorney Halsey Frank

Halsey B. Frank

Former United States Attorney


Picture of United States Attorney Halsey B. FrankHalsey B. Frank was sworn in as the United States Attorney for the District of Maine on October 10, 2017.  U.S. Attorney Frank was nominated by President Donald Trump on July 27, 2017 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 4, 2017.  U.S. Attorney Frank is the top-ranking federal law enforcement official in the District of Maine.


U.S. Attorney Frank grew up in New York City and in Englewood, New Jersey.   Prior to becoming U.S. Attorney for the District of Maine, he was an Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) in the District of Maine where, from 1999 to 2017, he prosecuted federal crimes and defended the United States in civil actions in federal district court.  From 1990 to 1999, he served as an AUSA in the District of Columbia, where he prosecuted crimes in the Superior Court for the District of Columbia and in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and defended the United States in civil actions in the district court.  From 1987 to 1990, he served as a Trial Attorney in the Torts Branch of the Civil Division of the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., where he defended the United States in tort actions around the country.  U.S. Attorney Frank is a 1980 graduate of Wesleyan University and a 1986 graduate of Boston University School of Law. 



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Updated March 1, 2021