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Dena J. King Is Sworn In As United States Attorney For The Western District Of North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Dena J. King was officially sworn in today as United States Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Ms. King was nominated by President Joseph R. Biden Jr. on September 28, 2021, and was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 19, 2021. Chief U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger administered the oath of office to U.S. Attorney King during a private ceremony at the federal courthouse in Charlotte. Ms. King is the first person of color to be appointed as U.S. Attorney in the Western District.