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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 23, 2018

United States Attorney Assumes Office

Brandon J. Fremin has taken the oath of office and begun serving as the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana.  Mr. Fremin was nominated to serve as United States Attorney by President Trump last Fall and confirmed by the United States Senate last week.

Mr. Fremin is a career prosecutor who has served the community for years.  Prior to taking office, Mr. Fremin served as Director of the Criminal Division for the Office of the Louisiana Attorney General.  Mr. Fremin previously served for more than 11 years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Office of the District Attorney for the 19th Judicial District of Louisiana.  Mr. Fremin also previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Baton Rouge, where he prosecuted drug trafficking crimes, crimes of violence, and immigration matters.  Mr. Fremin is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having enlisted in the Marines in 1994 and serving until 2002, when he was honorably discharged as a platoon sergeant.  Mr. Fremin received his B.A., cum laude, from Southeastern Louisiana University, and his J.D. from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University.

United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin stated, “The Middle District has an office of exceptionally talented people and I look forward to working with them and our federal, state, and local partners, and the community, in order to make Louisiana a better place to live and raise our families.”

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Updated February 23, 2018