THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES QUENTON I. WHITE AS UNITED STATES ATTORNEY FOR
THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
The President today announced his intent to nominate Quenton I. White to be the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.
Mr. Quenton I. White, of Goodlettsville, Tennessee, currently serves as Executive Director of 100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee, a nonprofit mentoring agency whose mission is to advance the achievement of underprivileged students. From 1992 to 1995, he served as Assistant Public Defender in the Office of Public Defender in Nashville. His other legal experience includes a year as attorney/advisor with the Federal Service Impasse Panel in Washington, D.C., where he worked to resolve collective bargaining disputes, and as an officer with the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps. With the Corps, he served as a criminal trial counsel, Chief of the Legal Assistance Division, and Chief of the Administrative Law Division. Mr. White serves on the boards of the Nashville Institute for the Arts, Leadership Nashville, the Center for Non-profit Management, and the United Way of Middle Tennessee Strengthening Families Council.
Mr. White received a B.A. degree from Southern University and a J.D. degree Southern University Law Center.
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.