On the Issues: James Santelle, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin


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Santelle began his service as U.S. Attorney in January 2010, following his appointment by President Obama. He has worked for the Justice Department since 1985. In 2006-2008, he served as the Justice Department’s resident legal adviser, justice attaché, and rule of law coordinator with the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. A former clerk for the late U.S. District Judge Robert Warren, Santelle is a 1983 graduate of the University of Chicago Law School; he received his undergraduate degree from Marquette University in 1980. He will discuss his office’s work, priorities, and his career during the appearance at Eckstein Hall. Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall, 12:15 p.m.


  • Eckstein Hall
  • 1215 W. Michigan St.
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233