Kenji M. Price Article

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Kenji M. Price
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United States Attorney for the District of Hawaii
Assumed office
January 5, 2018
Interim: January 5, 2018 – May 1, 2018
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Florence T. Nakakuni
Personal details
Born1980 (age 37–38)
Port Jervis, New York, U.S.
Education Gonzaga University
University of Pennsylvania Law School, ( J.D.)

Kenji Marcel Price (born 1980) is an American lawyer currently serving as the United States Attorney for the District of Hawaii.

Price completed his undergraduate studies at Gonzaga University, and earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as editor-in-chief of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. He also served as an officer in the United States Army for approximately four years, during which time he served as a member of the 75th Ranger Regiment and the 173rd Airborne Brigade.

Price has clerked for Judge Kent A. Jordan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and Judge Robert B. Kugler of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Before joining private practice, Price served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York. He then was a partner and of counsel at Carlsmith Ball in Honolulu. He was previously a director at Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing, where his practice focused on white-collar criminal defense and commercial litigation. [1]

On April 26, 2018, the Senate confirmed Price by unanimous consent. He was sworn into office on May 1, 2018.

References

  1. ^ "President Donald J. Trump Announces Eleventh Wave of United States Attorney Nominees". February 16, 2018. Retrieved February 16, 2018. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.