SHAWN N. ANDERSON, United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, in honor of #WomensHistoryMonth, recognizes the contributions of two former attorneys at the United States Attorney’s Office.
Alicia A.G. Limtiaco, born and raised in Guam, became the first female U.S. Attorney for Guam and the NMI. She served from June 21, 2010 to March 10, 2017. Ms. Limtiaco previously served as the first female Attorney General of Guam and served in that office from January 3, 2007 to June 21, 2010. She completed undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California, then earned her Juris Doctorate at UCLA School of Law. Ms. Limtiaco is a Distinguished Fellow with the Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) and an International Fellow with the Ho’omaluhia Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute – Hawai’i Pacific, and serves as a trainer at their international summits. She is also a legal specialist on contract to the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for Hawai’i County working in the area of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Ellen A. Lockwood was the first female Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Guam office. She was sworn in on June 8, 1987. On July 29, 1989, Ellen transferred as an AUSA to the Western District of Texas. She currently works in private practice and as an adjunct professor at St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio. She is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center.