Timothy A. Garrison

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Tim Garrison
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United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri
In office
January 5, 2018 February 28, 2021
Interim: January 5, 2018 – April 26, 2018
Education Drury University (BS)
University of Missouri (MPA, JD)
Marine Corps Officer Candidates School
Marine Corps University Expeditionary Warfare School
Awards
Military service
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Branch/serviceFlag of the United States Marine Corps.svg  United States Marine Corps
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Years of service2003–2007(active)
2007–present (reserve)
Rank[Colonel] (United States)

Timothy Allen Garrison (born 1976) is an American lawyer who served as the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri from 2018 to 2021. [1]

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Education

Garrison earned a Bachelor of Science from Drury University, and a Master of Public Administration and Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri. [2] He graduated from the Marine Corps Officer Candidates School in 2003. He is also a graduate of the Marine Corps University Expeditionary Warfare School and Command and Staff College. [3]

Before becoming a federal prosecutor, Garrison was a prosecutor in the United States Marine Corps. He also received the United States Army Judge Advocate General School's trial advocacy award. Now a lieutenant colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve, Garrison served as Deputy Legal Counsel in the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at The Pentagon. [4]

From 2007 to 2018, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Western District of Missouri, prosecuting interstate and international drug trafficking, money laundering, murder, and other offenses. He is a recipient of the Missouri Bar Foundation award for appellate advocacy before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. [2]

U.S. Attorney

On February 16, 2018, President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Garrison to be the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. [2] On February 27, 2018, his nomination was sent to the Senate. [5] On April 26, 2018, his nomination was confirmed by voice vote. [6]

On February 8, 2021, he along with 55 other U.S. attorneys were asked to resign. [7] On February 11, 2021. Garrison announced his resignation, effective February 28, 2021. [3]

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References

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  2. 1 2 3 "President Donald J. Trump Announces Eleventh Wave of United States Attorney Nominees". whitehouse.gov . February 16, 2018. Retrieved February 16, 2018 via National Archives.PD-icon.svg This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain .
  3. 1 2 "U.S. Attorney Garrison Announces Resignation" (Press release). Kansas City, Missouri: United States Attorney's Office. 2021-02-11. Retrieved 2021-02-12.
  4. "Meet the U.S. Attorney". Justice.gov. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  5. "Thirteen Nominations and One Withdrawal Sent to the Senate Today", The White House, February 27, 2018
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