Are Your Next Door Neighbors Terrorists?
FBI’s Robert Mueller at The City Club of Cleveland
CLEVELAND: Robert S. Mueller, III, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations, will speak about terrorism, and in particular, the emerging threat of the homegrown terrorist at noon on Friday, June 23, 2006, at The City Club of Cleveland.
A well-decorated Vietnam veteran, Mueller earned a law degree in 1973 and served as a litigator in San Francisco and the U.S. Attorney’s Offices in the Northern District of California, where he rose to be chief of its criminal division. In 1982, Mueller moved to Boston as an assistant U.S. attorney where he investigated and prosecuted major financial fraud, terrorist and public corruption cases, as well as narcotics conspiracies and international money launderers.
In 1989, Mueller became an assistant to U.S. Attorney General Richard L. Thornburgh. The following year he took charge of its Criminal Division where he oversaw prosecutions,
including the conviction of Panama leader Manuel Noriega, the Lockerbie Pan Am 103 bombing case, and the John Gotti mobster prosecution. In 1991, he was elected Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
In 1993, Mueller became a partner at Boston’s Hale and Dorr, specializing in complex white collar crime litigation. He returned to public service in the D.C. U.S. Attorney’s Office, served as U.S. attorney in San Francisco, and then served as acting deputy attorney general for several months before becoming FBI director on September 4, 2001.
Tickets for this City Club Friday Forum are $18 for members and $30 for non-members. Lunch is included. Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance of the event. They can be purchased by calling The City Club at 216.621.0082 or visiting the website at www.cityclub.org.