Aleta Arthur Trauger

Personal

Birthday: 
1945
Birthplace: 
Denver, CO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1968
Name of School - Second: 
Vanderbilt University
Degree - Second: 
M.A.T.
Degree Year - Second: 
1972
Name of School - Third: 

Vanderbilt University Law School

The skills of lawyers, including the skills of analyzing complex issues, asking the right questions, advocating for clients, and managing disputes and organizations, are best taught in a rigorous setting by first-rate faculty, in the company of outstanding classmates. At Vanderbilt, you'll find a faculty that is second to none in combining excellent and demanding teaching with important and influential research. More than anywhere else, Vanderbilt professors are demanding in class and civil and accessible outside it. Our faculty and staff work hard to model, in every class and every program, best practices in teaching law. As a result, our graduates are in high demand, with more than 550 employers visiting Vanderbilt every year to recruit our students for positions throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1976

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Court Name: 

Tennessee Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/22/1998
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

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

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