Tena Campbell

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Tena Campbell
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah
In office
2006–2011
Preceded by Dee Benson
Succeeded by Ted Stewart
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah
In office
June 30, 1995 – January 1, 2011
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Bruce Sterling Jenkins
Succeeded by Robert J. Shelby
Personal details
Born 1944 (age 73–74)
Wendell, Idaho
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[edit]

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[edit]

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.

Honor[edit]

She was named the Christine M. Durham Woman Lawyer of the Year in 2007 by Woman Lawyers of Utah.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Bruce Sterling Jenkins
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah
1995–2011
Succeeded by
Robert J. Shelby
Preceded by
Dee Benson
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah
2006–2011
Succeeded by
Ted Stewart