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Divisions

The Administrative Division

Carlton S. Shier, IV,  First Assistant United States Attorney, and Lois Elam, Acting Administrative Officer

The Administrative Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky provides a broad variety of resource based programs in support of the United States Attorney.

The Appellate Division

Charles Wisdom, Chief

The Appellate Division is responsible for the supervision and coordination of all appellate litigation in which the Eastern District of Kentucky US Attorney’s office represents the federal government.

The Civil Division

Lee Gentry, Chief

The Civil Division has representatives in each of our offices and consists of the Defensive Civil Litigation Unit.

The Criminal Division

Ron L. Walker, Jr., Chief

The Criminal Division is responsible for prosecuting violations of federal criminal laws, including firearms and violent crimes, drug trafficking, child exploitation, immigration, and other offenses.

Criminal Division Units:

Asset Forfeiture; Special Programs and General Crimes Unit

The Fraud Division

Paul McCaffrey, Chief

The Fraud Division enforces criminal and civil laws related to various types of frauds, including public corruption matters, healthcare fraud, online fraud schemes, and others. 

Updated October 9, 2019

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