SEATTLE - Former Seattle U.S. Attorney Brian Moran is stepping in to help the City Attorney’s Office on issues that include clearing a backlog of 4,000 cases.
New Seattle City Attorney Ann Davison announced Friday that she is enlisting Moran for a short-term assignment that includes advising the office on the backlog, hiring and criminal priorities.
Moran served as the Justice Department’s top prosecutor in western Washington from 2019-2021. He previously was the top legal adviser in the state Attorney General’s Office.
In a news release, Moran said he shares Davison’s vision for a criminal justice system that is fair, just and responsive to the needs of Seattle residents.
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