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Eric Melgren

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Eric Melgren
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Kansas
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #6
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   10/6/2008 - Present
Preceded by:   Monti Belot
Personal History
Born:   1956
Hometown:   Minneola, KS
Undergraduate:   Wichita State U., B.A., 1979
Law School:   Washburn U. Law, J.D., 1985
Eric Melgren (b.1956) is a judge for the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. He joined the court in 2008 after an appointment by George W. Bush. Prior to the appointment, Melgren was a U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas.[1]

Early life and education

  • Wichita State University, B.A., 1979
  • Washburn Univerity School of Law, J.D., 1985[1]

Professional career

  • Law clerk, Hon. Frank G. Theis, U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, 1985-1987
  • Private practice, Wichita, Kansas, 1987-2002
  • U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas, 2002-2008[1]

Judicial career

District of Kansas

Melgren was nominated to the District of Kansas by President George W. Bush on July 23, 2008, to a seat vacated by Monti Belot. Melgren was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 26, 2008, and received commission on October 6, 2008.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Monti Belot
District of Kansas
Seat #6
Succeeded by: