THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Moscow, Russia) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release September 2, 1998
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES ROBERT BRUCE GREEN AS UNITED STATES ATTORNEY FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF OKLAHOMA
The President today announced his intent to nominate Robert Bruce Green to serve as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma.
Mr. Robert Bruce Green, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, currently serves as Interim U.S. Attorney for the district, a position he has held since August 1997. Mr. Green joined the U.S. Attorney's office in Muskogee, Oklahoma, in 1961, as an Assistant U.S. Attorney. In 1965, he was appointed U.S. Attorney and served a four-year term. From 1969 to 1991, he was in private law practice in Muskogee. He rejoined the U.S. Attorney's office in 1991, as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, and in 1992, became the district's Senior Litigation Counsel, a position he held for four years. From 1996 until his appointment as Interim U.S. Attorney, Mr. Green served as Civil Division Chief. Mr. Green has extensive trial experience in both civil and criminal litigation. He has been a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association since 1957. He served for five years in the U.S. Army Reserve and was on active duty for six months.
Mr. Green received a B.A. degree from Northeastern State College and an L.L.B. degree from the University of Oklahoma Law School.
United States Attorneys are the chief federal prosecutors and law enforcement officers for the 94 federal judicial districts. They have principal responsibility for the prosecution of federal matters in their district.