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Divisions Overview

The United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Tennessee is divided into four basic divisions. They include: the Administrative Division, Appellate Division, Criminal Division, Civil Division and the Jackson Branch Office.

The Administrative Division is a non-litigating division who provides a wide variety of support services to district employees. The Appellate Division is supervised by an Appellate Chief. The Appellate Division supervises the office’s litigation in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and serves as general counsel to the office The Criminal Division is supervised by a Criminal Chief and Unit Supervisors. The Criminal Division is responsible for prosecuting a variety of cases in the areas of fraud, public corruption, public safety, general crimes and drug and firearm possession. The Civil Division is supervised by the Civil Division Chief and a Deputy Chief. The Civil Division is generally responsible for representing the interests of the United States in a wide variety of cases. The Jackson Branch Office handles both criminal and civil cases in the Eastern Division of the Western District of Tennessee and is supervised by a Branch Office Manager.

Updated June 15, 2023