Eleanor Louise Ross

Personal

Birthday: 
1967
Birthplace: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Assistant district attorney, Tarrant County, Texas, 1994-1996
Assistant solicitor-general, DeKalb County, Georgia, 1997-1998
Senior assistant district attorney, Fulton County, Georgia, 1998-2002
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Georgia, 2002-2005
Executive assistant district attorney, Fulton County, Georgia, 2007-2011
Judge, DeKalb County [Georgia] State Court, 2011-2014

Given name at birth: Eleanor Louise Barnwell

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, December 19, 2013; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
American University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1989
Name of School - Second: 

University of Houston Law Center

UH Law Center boasts a number of programs that span the panoply of legal issues- health law, intellectual property & information law, consumer law, energy & environmental law, criminal justice. Two of our institutes, which oversee the UH Law Center programs, are considered among the best in the country: Health Law & Policy Institute and Intellectual Property & Information Law.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1994

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Court Name: 

Georgia Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/20/2014
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