obama nominates alicia g. limtiaco for u.s. attorney

Last week, President Obama nominated Alicia G. Limtiaco to serve as the United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands: Obama nominates Limtiaco for U.S. Attorney.

If confirmed, Limtiaco will become the first-ever woman to serve as a United States Attorney for Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, and she will become only the third Asian Pacific American United States Attorney currently serving in the country. More here: Obama chooses Limtiaco: President nominates AG for U.S. attorney.

Limtiaco is the first-ever woman to serve as Guam's Attorney General, and only the second individual to be elected to the position, which was a gubernatorial appointment until 2002. Limtiaco also served in the Office of the Attorney General of Guam as the Deputy Attorney General and as an Assistant Attorney General for over seven years between 1991 and 2000.

Limtiaco began her legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Benjamin J. F. Cruz of the Superior Court of Guam from 1990 to 1991. She worked in private practice for over eight years with various law firms and was a Partner at Limtiaco, Cruz & Sison, P.L.L.C. Limtiaco has served as an adjunct faculty member for the University of Guam and for the Basic Law Enforcement Academy at Guam Community College.

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