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Acting US Attorney Loretta Radford

Acting United States Attorney Loretta F. Radford


Loretta F. Radford was appointed Acting U.S. Attorney on March 11th, 2017.

Ms. Radford is a 1984 graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Tulsa. She is admitted and licensed to practice law in the State of Oklahoma and is authorized to practice law in the federal courts located within the State of Oklahoma.


Since 1995, she has been employed by the Department of Justice as an Assistant United States Attorney for the U.S. Attorneys Office in the Northern District of Oklahoma, Tulsa, Oklahoma. She has served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the three major divisions contained within the office, the Criminal Division, the Civil Division and the Financial Litigation Unit. She has also served as the First Assistant to the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma where she supervised the daily administrative operations of the office and advised the U.S. Attorney on matters relevant to the policies of the Department of Justice.


Prior to working for the U.S. Attorneys Office, she worked as an Assistant Public Defender in Tulsa County for approximately seven years and provided legal representation to indigent defendants charged with felony and misdemeanor crimes. Prior to that time, she maintained a general private legal practice in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


During her attendance at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, she served as a Law Clerk to Honorable Justice J. Hodges of the Oklahoma Supreme Court. Upon graduation from law school, she served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Luther B. Eubanks, in his capacity as the Chief Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma. She has taught at the University of Tulsa College of Law and Rose State College in Oklahoma City as an adjunct faculty member and has received numerous honors and awards throughout her legal career which highlight her work in the legal community and in the Tulsa area.


Updated March 14, 2017