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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

U.S. Attorney McAllister Announces His Management Team

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – Newly appointed U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister Tuesday announced the members of his management team.

 

“I have spent the past few weeks getting to know our personnel,” said McAllister, who was sworn in Jan. 25. “This team has my full confidence and support and I believe the members will put us in a strong position to pursue the priorities of our office.”

 

Tom Beall, who served as interim U.S. Attorney, will become First Assistant U.S. Attorney. Assistant U.S. Attorney Emily Metzger will be chief of the district’s civil division and civil coordinator in the Wichita office. Assistant U.S. Attorney Duston Slinkard will take over as chief of the criminal division for the district and criminal coordinator in the Topeka office.

 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Debra Barnett will serve as criminal coordinator in the Wichita office. Assistant U.S. Attorney Scott Rask will be criminal coordinator in the Kansas City, Kan.

 

In the civil division, Assistant U.S. Attorney Chris Allman will be civil coordinator for the Kansas City, Kan., office. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jackie Rapstine will be civil coordinator in the Topeka office.

 

Assistant U.S. Attorney James Brown will serve as appellate chief. Assistant U.S. Attorney Carrie Capwell will serve as senior litigation counsel.

 

McAllister was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. He is in charge of a staff of more than 100, including 50 attorneys, who work in offices in Topeka, Wichita and Kansas City, Kan.

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Updated February 20, 2018