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Press Release

United States Attorney Announces the Appointment of Two New Federal Prosecutors

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina

RALEIGH – United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced the appointment of two new federal prosecutors.

Chad Rhoades most recently served as legal counsel to United States Senator Thom Tillis handling issues related to criminal and constitutional law. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University and the Campbell University School of Law. Mr. Rhoades will be assigned to the Violent Crime Section within the United States Attorney’s Office.

Lori Warlick will serve the District as a Special Assistant United States Attorney from her position as a Trial Attorney, Appellate, in the Civil Division’s Office of Immigration Litigation.  She previously clerked at the Miami Immigration Court.  She is a Raleigh native and graduated from North Carolina Central University School of Law in 2007.  She will be assigned primarily to the Civil Division within the United States Attorney’s Office and will also assist with immigration-related criminal prosecutions.

 “It’s my privilege to lead an office filled with incredibly talented and dedicated people who work tirelessly to carry out our mission of justice and fulfill our promises to the people of the Eastern District to reduce violent crime and reduce drug trafficking levels,” said U.S. Attorney Higdon.  “We are proud to welcome these fine individuals to our office.  I know they will make an immediate impact in our District and serve the citizens of the United States with honor and distinction.”

Updated August 15, 2018