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President Obama Names Two as U.S. Attorneys, 5/27/10

WASHINGTON – Today, President Obama nominated William J. Ihlenfeld and John W. Vaudreuil to serve as U.S. Attorneys.

“These individuals have shown tremendous excellence and integrity throughout their careers,” said President Obama.  “I am pleased to nominate them to serve as U.S. Attorneys.”

William J. Ihlenfeld, II: Nominee for United States Attorney, Northern District of West Virginia
William Ihlenfeld, 38, has been a partner at the Ihlenfeld Law Office, PLLC, since 1997.  He has also served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Brooke County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney since 2007, and as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney and the Chief Assistant Prosecutor for the Ohio County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney from 1997 to 2007.  Mr. Ihlenfeld graduated from Ohio University in 1994 and from West Virginia University College of Law in 1997.

John W. Vaudreuil: Nominee for United States Attorney, Western District of Wisconsin
John Vaudreuil, 55, has served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Wisconsin since 1980. Mr. Vaudreuil has also taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Law in 1987, and from 1990 to 2002. Mr. Vaudreuil graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1976 and from the University of Wisconsin School of Law in 1979.