Criminal Prosecutions Significantly Increase Under Leadership of United States Attorney Will Thompson during Fiscal Year 2022
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart announced that three new Assistant U.S. Attorneys (AUSAs) have joined his team -- Ryan Blackwell, Courtney Cremeans and Nick Miller. The AUSAs took the Oath of Office before Senior United States District John T. Copenhaver, Jr. today.
“From right here in Almost Heaven West Virginia to the hills of Tennessee to the surf and sun of southern California, we are building and restocking the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia with a remarkable team of talent from across the nation,” U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart said. “These new prosecutors have hit the ground running. We are excited that each of them has joined our team.”
Blackwell is a graduate of the Cumberland School of Law and East Tennessee State University. Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, he was a prosecutor in the Third Judicial District Attorney’s Office in Hawkins County, Tennessee.
Cremeans is a graduate of New York Law School and West Virginia University. She was previously an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the Cabell County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.
Miller is a graduate of the University of San Francisco School of Law and its undergraduate school. For the past nine years, he was a Deputy District Attorney in the Orange County District Attorney’s Office in California.