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Anthony Trenga

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Anthony Trenga
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #10
Station:   Alexandria, VA
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   10/14/2008 - Present
Preceded by:   Walter Kelley
Personal History
Born:   1949
Hometown:   Wilkensburg, PA
Undergraduate:   Princeton U., A.B., 1971
Law School:   University of Virginia Law, J.D., 1974

Anthony John Trenga is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. He joined the court in 2008 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in Wilkensburg, Pennsylvania, Trenga graduated from Princeton University with his bachelor's degree in 1971 and later graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1974.[1]

Professional career

Trenga was a Law clerk for former federal judge, Ted Dalton in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia from 1974 to 1975. Trenga was a private practice attorney in Washington, DC from 1975 and 1987 and again from 1998 to 2008, while serving in private practice from 1987 to 1998 in the State of Virginia.[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Virginia

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator John Warner, Trenga was nominated to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia by President George W. Bush on July 17, 2008 to a seat vacated by Walter Kelley. Trenga was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 26, 2008 on a Senate vote and received commission on October 14, 2008.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Walter Kelley
Eastern District of Virginia
Seat #10
Succeeded by: