Amit Priyavadan Mehta

Personal

Birthday: 
1971
Birthplace: 
Patan, India
Race or Ethnicity: 
Asian American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1997-1998
Law clerk, Hon. Susan P. Graber, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1998-1999
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1999-2002, 2007-2014
Staff attorney, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, 2002-2007

Education

Name of School: 
Georgetown University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1993
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1997

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/19/2014
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