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Public Papers - 1990

Nomination of Jimmy Gurule To Be an Assistant Attorney General


The President today announced his intention to nominate Jimmy Gurule to be an Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs at the Department of Justice. He would succeed Richard Bender Abell.

Since 1989 Mr. Gurule has served as an associate professor of law at Notre Dame Law School. Prior to this, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the Office of the U.S. Attorney in Los Angeles, CA, 1985 - 1989; deputy county attorney in the justice division of the Salt Lake County Attorney's Office, 1982 - 1985; adjunct professor of law at the University of Utah College of Law, 1983 - 1985; and a trial attorney in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice, 1980 - 1982. In addition, Mr. Gurule has served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, 1982, and a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1981.

Mr. Gurule graduated from the University of Utah (B.A., 1974; J.D., 1980). He was born June 14, 1951, in Salt Lake City, UT. Mr. Gurule is married, has three children, and resides in Granger, IN.

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