Jane E. Young Sworn in as United States Attorney for the District of New Hampshire

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FILE PHOTO: Signage is seen at the United States Department of Justice headquarters in Washington, D.C.

            CONCORD – The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Hampshire announced that the Honorable Jane E. Young was sworn in on Monday as the United States Attorney for the District of New Hampshire.  Chief U.S. District Judge Landya McCafferty administered the oath of office at the federal courthouse in Concord.

            U.S. Attorney Young is the 58th U.S. Attorney for the District.  She was nominated by the President on January 26, 2022 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 27, 2022.  As the U.S. Attorney, Ms. Young is the chief federal law enforcement officer in New Hampshire.

            Jane E. Young served as the Deputy Attorney General for the New Hampshire Department of Justice from 2018 to 2022. She has held various leadership positions in the office since she joined in 1992, including Director of the Division of Public Protection from 2017 to 2018, Chief of the Criminal Justice Bureau from 2007 to 2017, and Chief of the Drug Unit from 2006 to 2007. From 1990 to 1992, Ms. Young served as an Assistant County Attorney in the Hillsborough County Attorney’s Office.

            Ms. Young received her J.D. from the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law in 1989 and her B.A. from Saint Anselm College in 1986.

            “I thank President Biden and the Senate for the privilege to serve the State of New Hampshire as the United States Attorney,” said U.S. Attorney Young.  “I also thank Senator Shaheen and Senator Hassan for recommending me to the President.  I look forward to serving the people of New Hampshire in my new role and will work tirelessly to ensure that the federal laws are enforced and that those who violate those laws are held accountable.”