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Gene Pratter

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Gene Pratter
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #11
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Approval vote:   98-0-2
Active:   06/16/2004 - Present
Preceded by:   William Yohn
Personal History
Born:   1949
Hometown:   Chicago, IL
Undergraduate:   Stanford, A.B., 1971
Law School:   U. of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1975



Gene E. K. Pratter is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She joined the court in 2004 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

She is one of twenty-two Article III judges on the court, and one of thirteen judges on the court who were nominated to it by George W. Bush.

Early life and education

A native of Chicago, Pratter graduated from Stanford University with her bachelor's degree in 1971 and later graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School with her Juris Doctorate degree in 1975.[1]

Professional career

Pratter spent her entire pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney licensed in the State of Pennsylvania from 1975 to 2004.[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Pennsylvania

On the recommendation of U.S. Senators Rick Santorum and Arlen Specter Pratter was nominated by President George W. Bush on November 3, 2003, to a seat vacated by William Yohn as Yohn assumed senior status. Pratter was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 15, 2004 on a unopposed 98-0-2 vote and received commission on June 16, 2004[2].

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Yohn
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
2004–Current
Seat #11
Succeeded by:
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