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DOJ Offices of the United States Attorneys

About DOJ Offices of the United States Attorneys

Charged with ensuring "that the laws be faithfully executed," the 93 United States Attorneys work to enforce federal laws throughout the country. The President appoints a United States Attorney to each of the 94 federal districts (Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands are separate districts but share a United States Attorney). The United States Attorney is the chief federal law enforcement officer in their district and is also involved in civil litigation where the United States is a party