Charles E. Peeler
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Nomination and Appointment
Charles E. Peeler is the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia for the U.S. Department of Justice. He is an American attorney with various trial practice records of cases like civil rights disputes, criminal cases, intellectual property issues, and business matters. He has appeared as a prosecutor in the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court, Georgia, and 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
The U.S. President, Donald Trump, made Mr. Peeler’s nomination. He nominated him on August 3, 2017. The United States Senate confirmed Mr. Peeler’s nomination through a voice vote, on November 9, 2017. He swore as the chief federal law enforcement officer on November 22, 2017. He was guided for the oath by the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court, Clay D. Land.
As the United States Attorney, he will be serving his four-year term for the district that comprises Albany, Columbus, and Valdosta. He will be serving as the principal litigator for the 70 counties in the Middle District of Georgia. He will be looking for federal felonies like terrorism, narcotics, public corruption, and fraud in the district. He will be the chief federal law enforcement officer and will defend the civil matters and the tax affairs of the Government.
Before he started his work in the USAO, he was a co-founder of a litigation boutique firm, Flynn Peeler & Phillips. It was established in the year 2005. Before this, he worked as an attorney at King & Spalding in Atlanta. At this post, he handled the prosecution of several complex civil litigations and federal criminal cases. Mr. Peeler serves on the Servicemembers and Veterans Rights Subcommittee.
He is also part of the Cybercrime and Intellectual Property Subcommittee of the Attorney General and the Anti-Gang Network. He is the chairperson of the Department of Justice Investment Review Board.
He was appointed on the State Judicial Nominating Commission by Governor Sonny Perdue and Governor Nathan Deal of Georgia. In the Middle District of Georgia, he served at the Local Rules Advisory Committee, after being appointed by the District Court Judges. In 2016, he was also selected by them to be a part of the 11th Circuit Judicial Conference’s Planning Committee.
Charles E. Peeler joined the University of Georgia for his undergraduate degree. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from there in the year 1995. Mr. Peeler earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law in the year 1999.
Charles E. “Charlie” Peeler was awarded cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law.
United States Attorney Charles E. Peeler
Full Name: Charles Edward Peeler
District/State: Middle District of Georgia
Macon – (478) 752-3511
Albany – (229) 430-7754
Columbus – (706) 649-7700
Post Office Box 1702
Macon, Georgia 31202-1702
C.B. King the United States Courthouse
201 W. Broad Avenue, 2nd Floor
Albany, Georgia 31701
Post Office Box 2568
Columbus, Georgia 31902-2568
National Center for Disaster Fraud
Toll- free: (866) 720-5721
E-mail at: [email protected]
Social Media Profiles
Username: U.S. Attorney MDGA
“Acts of fraud cause grave harm to their victims, many who struggle to recover from the financial losses. Fraud is a major crime and is taken seriously in the Middle District of Georgia.” Acting USA Leary @USAttorneys @FBIAtlanta @FBI
“Our office, alongside the FBI & the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, will continue to work to identify, arrest, & prosecute those who traveled from Middle Georgia & participated in the attack on the U.S. Capitol.” Acting USA Leary @FBI https://www.justice.gov/opa/investigations-regarding-violence-capitol
U.S. Magistrate Judge Weigle ordered William McCall Calhoun, Jr., of Americus, to remain in custody, deemed “a danger to the community” and a flight risk by the Court, related to violence at the Capitol on Jan. 6. @USAttorneys @USAO_DC @FBIAtlanta @FBI https://www.justice.gov/opa/investigations-regarding-violence-capitol
Updated: June 15, 2020