Read this week's JP Election Brief:
Top judicial races for election day


Walter Kelley

From Judgepedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Walter Kelly
Placeholder image.png
Do you have a photo that could go here? Submit it for this profile by emailing us!
Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #10
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   8/16/2004 - 5/16/2008
Preceded by:   Henry Morgan
Succeeded by:   Anthony Trenga
Personal History
Born:   1955
Undergraduate:   Washington and LEe University (1977)
Law School:   Washington and Lee University Law School (1981)

Walter DeKalb Kelley, Jr (1955-present) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.[1]

Kelley was nominated by President George W. Bush on October 31, 2003, to a seat vacated by Henry Morgan; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 23, 2004, and received commission on August 16, 2004. He resigned on May 16, 2008.[1] Kelley was succeeded in this position by Anthony Trenga.

Early life and education

  • Washington and Lee University, B.A., 1977
  • Washington and Lee University Law School, J.D., 1981[1]

Professional career

  • 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, DC, 2008-present[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Virginia

Kelley was nominated by President George W. Bush on October 31, 2003, to a seat vacated by Henry Morgan; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 23, 2004, and received commission on August 16, 2004. He resigned on May 16, 2008.[1] Kelley was succeeded in this position by Anthony Trenga.

External links

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Henry Morgan
Eastern District of Virginia
2004–2008
Seat #10
Succeeded by:
Anthony Trenga