Federal Public Defender for the Western District of N.C. Selected

Monday, December 12, 2016

Chief Judge Whitney announced today that the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has selected Anthony Martinez, as the Federal Defender for the Western District of North Carolina.

A Merit Screening Committee recommended Mr. Martinez to the Court of Appeals after a national search for a Federal Defender.  Mr. Martinez currently serves as the First Assistant Federal Defender for Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee, Inc.
Mr. Martinez will assume s new position with the Western District of North Carolina as soon as the FBI completes the required background investigation.
The Court welcomes Mr. Martinez to the Western District of North Carolina and looks forward to working with him in the administration of justice and the provision of defender services.