History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Trauger, Aleta Arthur
Born 1945 in Denver, CO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 22, 1998, to a seat vacated by John T. Nixon. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1998, and received commission on October 22, 1998.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Middle District of Tennessee, 1993-1998

Education:
Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, B.A., 1968
Vanderbilt University, M.A.T., 1972
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Clerk and associate, private practice, Tennessee, 1974-1977
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Tennessee, 1977-1979, 1980-1982
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1979-1980
Private practice, 1983-1984, 1985-1991
Legal counsel, College of Charleston, 1984-1985
Chief of staff, Mayor Phil Bredesen, Nashville, Tennessee, 1991-1992

 

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