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Meet the United States Attorney

United States Attorney Dayle Elieson

Dayle Elieson was appointed by the Court to serve as the United States Attorney for the District of Nevada, effective May 5, 2018. Ms. Elieson was previously appointed by Attorney General Jeff Sessions pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 546(c). As United States Attorney, Ms. Elieson oversees the investigation and litigation of all criminal and civil cases brought on behalf of the United States in the District of Nevada.

Ms. Elieson has prosecuted cases at both the state and federal levels, having served as an Assistant District Attorney for Dallas County and Denton County, Texas, and as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas.


Ms. Elieson received her J.D. from Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School and her B.A. in English from the University of Texas at Austin.


Updated June 4, 2018

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