December 2, 2023
Tara McGrath

Former federal prosecutor and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Tara McGrath was sworn in Thursday as U.S. Legal professional for the Southern District of California.

McGrath, 49, was nominated by President Joe Biden in March and confirmed by the Senate final month to supervise the district, which contains San Diego and Imperial counties.

“I’m able to get to work,” McGrath mentioned. “We face substantial challenges on this area each day  and we’re extremely lucky to have numerous public servants dedicated to our security and well-being. I’m honored to be re-joining them.”

McGrath served as an Assistant U.S. Legal professional within the Southern District of California from 2008 till 2019, then left the U.S. Legal professional’s Workplace to change into a civilian litigation lawyer advisor for the Marine Corps within the Pacific area.

Her work within the U.S. Legal professional’s Workplace included the prosecution of greater than 500 instances. She additionally served as a deputy chief and trial crew chief, overseeing greater than 70 prosecutors and help employees who dealt with greater than 4,000 instances per yr.

McGrath is succeeding Randy Grossman, who was appointed in 2021 to function the interim U.S. Legal professional for the district. He was formally appointed as U.S. Legal professional final yr.

Metropolis Information Service