First female U.S. Atty for KS sworn in

(MSC News)--The first woman to hold the office of U.S. Attorney in Kansas has been sworn in.

According to a release from the United States Department of Justice, Kate Brubacher, appointed by President Joe Biden and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, was sworn in as the 42nd Presidentially appointed U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas on March 10.

The release explains that Brubacher, now the chief federal officer for the District of Kansas, encompassing all 105 counties, “supervises the investigation and prosecution of all federal crimes and the litigation of all civil matters in which the United States has an interest. She leads a staff of approximately 100 lawyers, paralegals, and other support professionals who work in three offices associated with the federal courts in Kansas City, Kansas, Topeka, and Wichita.”

Brubacher, a native of North Newton, Kansas, previously served as an assistant prosecuting attorney in the Jackson County, Missouri, Prosecuting Attorney- Office.

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