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Tag: R. Alexander Acosta

Two Ex-Fed Prosecutors Among Those Vying for Miami U.S. Atty. Job

U.S. Atty. R. Alexander Acosta/ gov photo

U.S. Atty. R. Alexander Acosta/ gov photo

Along with Washington and New York, the Miami U.S. Attorney’s Office is considered one of the higher profile offices in the country. The race is on for the seat.

BY JAY WEAVER
MiamiHerald.com
MIAMI — Unlike the Bush and Clinton administrations, President Barack Obama isn’t immediately pushing the U.S. attorneys in Miami and 92 other offices out the door.
The new president has asked the top federal prosecutor in South Florida, R. Alexander Acosta, and his colleagues around the country to “continue to serve for the time being.”
In Acosta’s case, that could be until the spring. The Bush-appointed U.S. attorney is rumored to be considering a job in a law firm or academia. His only comment is that he’s committed to staying in South Florida.
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