Walter DeKalb Kelley Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1955
Birthplace: 
Norfolk, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Ellsworth A. Van Graafeiland, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1981-1982
Private practice, Norfolk, Virginia, 1982-2004
Adjunct professor of law, Regent University, 2003
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2008-

Education

Name of School: 
Washington and Lee University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1977
Name of School - Second: 

Washington and Lee University School of Law

Washington and Lee University's School of Law was one of just 12 of the nation's top 30 law schools to post black enrollment gains over the past decade, and one of four with gains exceeding 15 percent, with an increase of 33% from 1997 to 2006.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1981

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Court Name: 

Virginia Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/16/2004
Termination Date: 
5/16/2008
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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