Judge Aleta Arthur Trauger


Federal Judicial Service:
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.

Cornell College, B.A., 1968
Vanderbilt University, M.A., 1972

Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Clerk / 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
Legal counsel, College of Charleston, 1984-1985
Private practice, 1985-1991
Chief of staff, Office of the Mayor, Nashville, TN, 1991-1992
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Middle District of Tennessee, 1993-1998

Race or Ethnicity: White

Gender: Female