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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 27, 2015

U.S. Attorney Finley to speak to Shreveport breakfast group for Women’s History Month

SHREVEPORT, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley plans to visit the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Group to speak in honor of Women’s History Month.

The meeting is scheduled for 8 a.m., March 31, 2015, at the Pamoja Cultural Center, 3806 Linwood Ave., Shreveport. In observance of Women’s History Month, the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Group has selected local women to speak on a variety of issues. Finley will discuss her role as the U.S. Attorney of the Western District of Louisiana as well as the history and the progress women have made in the United States. The meeting is free and open to the public. Breakfast is Dutch treat. For more information, contact coordinator Lloyd Thompson at (318) 934-8036.

Finley is the first female U.S. Attorney to serve in Louisiana.  She was selected by President Barack Obama in January of 2010, after being recommended by U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in June of 2010.  United States Attorney Finley was sworn into office on June 2, 2010, to serve the Western District of Louisiana as the chief law enforcement officer for 42 of the state’s 64 parishes.  In addition to her duties as the U.S. Attorney, Finley is a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force and currently serves as Chair of the U.S. Attorney’s Office of Management and Budget Committee.

Updated March 27, 2015