Gregory Van Tatenhove

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Gregory Van Tatenhove
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #5T
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   1/5/2006 - Present
Preceded by:   Karl Forester
Personal History
Born:   1960
Hometown:   Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate:   Asbury College, B.A., 1982
Law School:   U. of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1989



Gregory Frederick Van Tatenhove is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky. He joined the court in 2006 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.[1]

Early life and education

A native of California, Van Tatenhove graduated from Asbury College with his bachelor's degree in 1982 and from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1989.[1]

Professional career

Van Tatenhove started his legal career as a Law clerk for federal judge Eugene Siler in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky from 1989 to 1990. From 1990 to 1994, Van Tatenhove served as a Trial attorney for the US Department of Justice. In 1994, Van Tattenhove became Chief of staff & legal counsel for Kentucky Congressman Ron Lewis until 2001 when he was appointed by President George W. Bush as the US Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky until his appointment to the Federal Bench in 2005.[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Kentucky

On the recommendation of Senators Jim Bunning and Mitch McConnell, Van Tatenhove was nominated by President George W. Bush on September 13, 2005 to a seat vacated by Karl Forester as Forester went on senior status. Van Tatenhove was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 21, 2005 on a Senate vote and received commission on January 5, 2006.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Karl Forester
Eastern District of Kentucky
2006–Current
Seat #5T
Succeeded by:
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