Eric F. Melgren

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Eric F. Melgren
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Kansas
Assumed office
October 6, 2008
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Monti L. Belot
Personal details
Born Eric F. Melgren
1956 (age 61–62)
Minneola, Kansas
Education Wichita State University (B.A.)
Washburn University School of Law (J.D.)

Eric F. Melgren (born 1956) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Kansas.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Minneola, Kansas, Melgren received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wichita State University in 1979 and a Juris Doctor from Washburn University School of Law in 1985. He was a law clerk for Judge Frank G. Theis of the United States District Court for the District of Kansas from 1985 to 1987. He was in private practice in Wichita, Kansas, from 1987 to 2002, and then served as the United States Attorney for the District of Kansas from 2002 to 2008.

Federal judicial service[edit]

Melgren was nominated by President George W. Bush on July 23, 2008, to fill a seat in the District of Kansas vacated by Monti L. Belot. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 26, 2008, and received his commission on October 6, 2008.

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Monti L. Belot
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Kansas
2008–present
Incumbent