THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NOMINATES ALETA A. TRAUGER AS UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
The President today nominated Aleta A. Trauger to serve as a United States District Court Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee.
Ms. Aleta A. Trauger, of Nashville, Tennessee, is currently a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee, a position she has held since 1993. She previously was the Chief of Staff for the Mayor of Nashville, as well as the counsel and partner with what is now the Nashville office of Wyatt, Tarrant, & Combs. Immediately following law school, Trauger was an associate at the firm of Barrett, Brandt & Barrett, P.C. From 1977 to 1979, and again from 1980 to 1982, she was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee; from 1979 to 1980, she served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. From 1983 to 1984, Trauger was an associate with the firm of Hollins, Wagster & Yarbrough, P.C. She then served as in-house Legal Counsel for the College of Charleston from 1984 to 1985.
Ms. Trauder received her undergraduate degree from Cornell College of Iowa in 1968 and her J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University Law School in 1976.