June 15, 2017: Brian J. Kuester was nominated as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma on Monday, June 12, 2017. Kuester, of Oklahoma, is currently the District Attorney for District 27 in Oklahoma, post he has held since 2011. Kuester was elected to the post in November, 2010, and again in 2014. From 2008 to 2010, Kuester was a staff lawyer for Allstate. Before that, he was an Assistant District Attorney for the Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office. Kuester received his law degree from the University of Tulsa School of Law in 2000.