The National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute

The National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute The National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute

Bereket Tesfu

Bereket joined NAAG in April 2019 as a NAGTRI program counsel. Immediately prior to that, he served for more than a decade as an assistant state’s attorney for Montgomery County, Md., prosecuting an array of crimes ranging from major fraud to homicide.

Bereket is a military veteran who served in the United States Navy as a hospital corpsman and was twice awarded the Overseas Service Ribbon. He was also a member of a command that was awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation for providing direct medical support to NATO air operations over the former Republic of Yugoslavia during Operation Allied Force in 1999.

Bereket grew up in Houston, Tex., and completed his undergraduate education at Texas A&M University-College Station. He received his law degree from the College of William and Mary School of Law and is a member of the Maryland Bar.

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