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Trump Nominates First Woman Ever to be U.S. Attorney in South Florida

NSU Law alumna Ariana Fajardo Orshan has been nominated by President Donald Trump to be the U.S. attorney in South Florida. If confirmed by the Senate, she would be the first woman to run the Southern District of Florida’s U.S. attorney’s office.

Ariana Orshan

Judge Ariana Fajardo Orshan

Overseeing more than 200 federal prosecutors from Key West to Fort Pierce, the U.S. attorney is the top law enforcement official in South Florida. The district has a reputation for prosecuting major drug-trafficking, fraud and terrorism cases.

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