Tanya Walton Pratt

Personal

Birthday: 
1959
Birthplace: 
Indianapolis, IN
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1984-1996
Judge, Marion County [Indiana] Superior Court, 1997-2010; Criminal Division, 1997-2008; Probate Division, 2009-2010

Education

Name of School: 
Spelman College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1981
Name of School - Second: 

Howard University School of Law

Consistent with providing the professional leadership necessary to advocate and defend the rights of all, but particularly of African-Americans and other minorities, it is the Law School's mission to: Educate and enable students to develop their highest capabilities and skills as lawyers; Engage as an institution in the active pursuit of solutions to domestic and international legal, social, economic and political problems that are of particular concern to minority groups; and Imbue its students with dedication to excellence and commitment to the solutions to those problems.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1984

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
Court Name: 

Indiana Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/15/2010
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