|Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah|
January 1, 2011
|Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah|
|Preceded by||Dee Benson|
|Succeeded by||Ted Stewart|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah|
June 30, 1995 – January 1, 2011
|Appointed by||Bill Clinton|
|Preceded by||Bruce Sterling Jenkins|
|Succeeded by||Robert J. Shelby|
|Born||1944 (age 73–74)
|Education||University of Idaho (B.A.)
Arizona State University (M.A.)
Arizona State University College of Law (J.D.)
Tena Campbell (born 1944) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah.
Education and career
Born in Wendell, Idaho, Campbell received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Idaho in 1967, a Master of Arts from Arizona State University in 1970, and a Juris Doctor from Arizona State University College of Law in 1977. She was in private practice in Salt Lake City, Utah from 1977 to 1981, and then entered public service, becoming a Deputy county attorney in the Salt Lake County Attorney's Office, Utah in 1981. Later that year, she became an Assistant United States Attorney in Salt Lake City, a position she held until 1995.
Federal judicial service
On June 22, 1995, Campbell was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Utah vacated by Bruce Sterling Jenkins. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 30, 1995, and received her commission the same day. She served as chief judge from 2006 to 2011. She assumed senior status on January 1, 2011.
She was named the Christine M. Durham Woman Lawyer of the Year in 2007 by Woman Lawyers of Utah.
- Tribune, The Salt Lake. "Utah Local News - Salt Lake City News, Sports, Archive - The Salt Lake Tribune". www.sltrib.com.
- Tena Campbell at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Bruce Sterling Jenkins
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah
Robert J. Shelby
|Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah
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