THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES JACKIE N. WILLIAMS AS UNITED STATES ATTORNEY FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS
President Clinton today announced his intention to nominate Jackie N. Williams to be the United States Attorney for the District of Kansas.
Mr. Jackie N. Williams, of Wichita, Kansas, has served with the office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas since 1978 and has been the Interim U.S. Attorney since 1996. He was the First Assistant U.S. Attorney from 1993-1996, Criminal Chief from 1988-1993 and an Assistant U.S. Attorney from 1978-1988. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney's office, he served as Administrative Assistant to Congressman Dan Glickman, as Chief of the Economic Crimes and Consumer Fraud Division of the District Attorney's Office in Wichita, Kansas, and as an Assistant Attorney General of Kansas. Mr. Williams has also been an adjunct professor at Wichita State University and an instructor for the Attorney General's Advocacy Institute. Mr. Williams received a Bachelor's degree in business administration from Wichita State University and a J.D. degree from the Washburn University School of Law.
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.