US Attorney for Eastern District of Virginia Nominees Announced
The US Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia has two new nominees. Jennifer Aber and John Hall are both attorneys with decades of experience. Hall is a former prosecutor who specializes in civil rights cases. The White House has also nominated Magistrate Judge Hannah Lauck. The White House has recommended both of these candidates. These two lawyers are the first people of color to head the US attorney’s office.
Jessica Aber is the current acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.
She is a lawyer with a background in criminal defense. In addition to handling federal criminal cases, she is also responsible for prosecuting civil cases. The Eastern District of Virginia covers Loudon County in the north to Mecklenburg County in the west. According to the DOJ, more than six million people live in the area.
Senator Kaine and Warner endorsed Aber’s nomination for U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. She previously worked in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Richmond, where she served as a drug court lawyer. She is dedicated to protecting the public and the mission of the Department of Justice. Although the job entails a large amount of responsibility, Aber is expected to lead an effective team of attorneys and staff.
As an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Alexandria, Jessica Aber has been a powerful leader in the criminal justice system.
She has worked with the FBI on high-level drug-trafficking schemes and has been a member of the United States Attorney’s Office for over a decade. She is dedicated to preserving the public’s safety in the Eastern District of Virginia and supporting the mission of the Department of Justice.
The Eastern District of Virginia’s Narcotics Unit is a leader in the national prosecution of violent crime. The team strategically prosecutes high-level drug-trafficking schemes by targeting local and wholesale dealers and international opioid importers. This unit also works closely with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to reduce crime and improve public safety. In addition, the US Attorney for Eastern Virginia’s Criminal Division has a staff of around 300 attorneys.
Previously, Aber worked as a law clerk for Magistrate Judge M. Hannah Lauck for a year. In 2007, she moved to private practice and worked as an Associate at McGuireWoods LLP.
The position has been vacant for a while and will likely remain vacant until she is confirmed.
The US Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia will be based in the city of Richmond. The US Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia was nominated by Senators Kaine and Warner, both of whom endorsed her nomination. While Senators Kaine and Warner have long recommended her, there have been other candidates. The US Attorney’s office does not have a single open position at the moment, but the vacancy is in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The office is part of the US Justice Department.
The US Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia is G. Zachary Terwilliger.
He oversees the prosecution of federal crimes and the litigation of civil cases in federal court. He also oversees federal programs for prevention and crime prevention, such as Project Safe Neighborhoods. The Alexandria Division is located in the Albert V. Bryan U.S. Courthouse and serves the suburban areas of Washington, D.C. The jurisdiction includes Arlington, Loudoun, and Prince William counties.
The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia is G. Zachary Terwilliger. He is a member of the Virginia Bar and is the head of the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. He is a member of the federal bench and the Senate, and he has been in the U.S. for more than a decade. The mission of the office is to promote public safety in the area and support the mission of the Department of Justice.
Before becoming a US Attorney, Jessica Aber served as the Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia for over 12 years. She was a line Assistant U.S. Attorney for Eastern D.C. and worked as a Deputy Criminal Chief overseeing operations in the district’s four divisions. She has been a resident of the District for over twenty years. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Richmond and her Juris Doctor from William & Mary Law School.