History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Kelley, Walter DeKalb Jr.
Born 1955 in Norfolk, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Nominated by George W. Bush on October 31, 2003, to a seat vacated by Henry C. Morgan. Confirmed by the Senate on June 23, 2004, and received commission on August 16, 2004. Service terminated on May 16, 2008, due to resignation.

Education:
Washington and Lee University, B.A., 1977
Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Ellsworth A. Van Graafeiland, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1981-1982
Private practice, Norfolk, Virginia, 1982-2004
Adjunct professor of law, Regent University, 2003
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2008-

 

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