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U.S. Attorney's Office Announces Allocation Of New Positions To Advance Public Safety And Promote Community Engagement

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – U.S. Attorney Dena J. King announced today that new positions for Assistant U.S. Attorneys and support personnel have been allocated to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina, to advance the Office’s work in promoting public safety, Department of Justice initiatives, and community engagement.

Districts were asked to submit requests for additional prosecutors and support personnel in areas they deemed needed additional resources. The funding for the new positions was provided by the FY2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act. The U.S. Attorney’s Office requested and received seven new positions to be allocated as follows:

  • An Assistant U.S. Attorney dedicated to Civil-Civil Rights enforcement.
  • An Assistant U.S. Attorney to support Indian Country cases.
  • An Assistant U.S. Attorney and a support staff to focus on investigating and prosecuting Violent Crime/Domestic Terrorism cases.
  • An Assistant U.S. Attorney and a Litigation Support Technologist dedicated to supporting the Justice Department’s work on E-litigation.
  • An Investigative Specialist to support the investigation and prosecution of white collar crimes.

In making today’s announcement U.S. Attorney King said, “I am thankful my Office was allocated the additional resources. The much-needed prosecutor and support personnel positions will be used to address public safety challenges, implement solutions, and advance our engagement efforts in communities across the Western District and in Indian Country.”

Those interested in applying for one of the positions in the near future can do so through or through

Updated May 16, 2023

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