Jaime Esparza formally sworn in as US attorney for the Western District of Texas in El Paso
1 min read

Jaime Esparza formally sworn in as US attorney for the Western District of Texas in El Paso

Jaime Esparza was formally sworn in Friday as the US attorney for the Western District of Texas.

The investiture ceremony was conducted at the Albert Armendariz Sr. US Courthouse, 525 Magoffin Ave., in Downtown El Paso.

more: Senate confirms former El Paso DA Jaime Esparza as US attorney for the Western District of Texas

Jaime Esparza speaks at his wearing-in ceremony as the United States Attorney for the Western District of Texas was held on Friday, April 21, at the Albert Armendariz, Sr.  US Courthouse in El Paso.

Jaime Esparza speaks at his wearing-in ceremony as the United States Attorney for the Western District of Texas was held on Friday, April 21, at the Albert Armendariz, Sr. US Courthouse in El Paso.

Esparza was sworn in by Chief US Judge for the Western District of Texas Alia Moses.

Esparza served as the district attorney for the 34th Judicial District of Texas, which includes El Paso, Hudspeth and Culberson counties, from 1993 to 2020.

US Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and US Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-El Paso, spoke at the ceremony. Other dignitaries in attendance included Monsignor Arturo J. Bañuelas and poet and writer Benjamin Alire Sáenz, who read a poem at the ceremony.

US Sen.  John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks at a news conference after Jaime Esparza was formally sworn in as the US attorney for the Western District of Texas on Friday at the Albert Armendariz Sr.  US Courthouse in El Paso.

US Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks at a news conference after Jaime Esparza was formally sworn in as the US attorney for the Western District of Texas on Friday at the Albert Armendariz Sr. US Courthouse in El Paso.

This article originally appeared on El Paso Times: Esparza formally sworn in as Western District of Texas US attorney

Related Posts