Charles Oberly was sworn in this morning as Delaware’s 39th U.S. Attorney.
A veritable who’s who showed up at the J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building in Wilmington to support Oberly, including Senator Chris Coons, Governor Jack Markell and Attorney General Beau Biden.
All spoke highly of the Presidential Appointee, pointing to his 20 years of service with the Delaware Department of Justice and 12 as the state’s Attorney General, saying Oberly is more than prepared to serve as US Attorney.
Representing the district of Delaware, Oberly is now responsible for deciding who the state investigates, what charges are brought against those individuals and to ultimately act as a guidepost for justice.
Oberly succeeds Colm Connolly, who resigned in 2007.
David C. Weiss served in the interim.