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Judicial mentor swears in MacBride

Neil H. MacBride was formally sworn in today as U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia by Senior U.S. District Judge Henry C. Morgan Jr., a judge for whom he clerked 17 years ago in Norfolk.
Another former boss, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, participated in the ceremony in the Alexandria federal courthouse.

MacBride was confirmed for the post in September an sworn in in a private ceremony a few days later.

A graduate of the University of Virginia law school, the 44-year-old MacBride worked on criminal justice and law enforcement issues in the Department of Justice before he was named U.S. attorney.

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