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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Lawrence Keefe Will Take the Oath of Office as United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – U.S. Attorney Lawrence Keefe will take the oath of office, joined by federal, state, and local law enforcement agency heads; Congress members; Judiciary members; Florida cabinet members; city and county government members; distinguished guests; and family.  The Honorable Mark E. Walker, Chief United States District Judge, will preside over the ceremony.  For more information about U.S. Attorney Keefe’s appointment, click here.

Event: Investiture Ceremony

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019

Event Start Time: 3:00 p.m. EDT
(Please arrive at the courthouse no later than 2:30 p.m. to allow time to go through security.)

Location:

United States Courthouse, Fifth Floor
111 North Adams Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32301

OPEN PRESS, NO CAMERAS.  As space is limited, guests and media may be seated in the overflow courtroom.

NOTE: Media must RSVP and present government-issued photo I.D. and valid media credentials.  Please RSVP to Amy Alexander at amy.alexander@usdoj.gov by Thursday, April 11 at noon if you plan to attend.  Please RSVP with the e-mail addresses of the person(s) attending the event, so that we may reach them directly if details change.

U.S. Attorney Keefe will be briefly available for photographs and video following the ceremony in the U.S. Attorney’s suite on the 4th floor.  Please limit questions to those related to the investiture.  Please indicate in your RSVP if you will participate in this media availability.

Four-hour metered parking is available on Call Street, Adams Street, and Park Avenue.  Press should allow time to go through an initial security screen on the ground level of the courthouse (floor 2).  Then they will proceed to a press check-in on the 5th floor before entering the courtroom.  There will be no questions at the conclusion of the event.

The United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Florida is one of 94 offices that serve as the nation’s principal litigators under the direction of the Attorney General.  To access available public court documents online, please visit the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida website.  For more information about the United States Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Florida, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/fln/index.html.

Topic(s): 
Office and Personnel Updates
Contact: 
Amy Alexander, Public Information Officer amy.alexander@usdoj.gov
Updated April 9, 2019