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 72–73)
Wendell, Idaho, U.S.
Alma mater University of Idaho
Arizona State University
Arizona State University College of Law

Tena Campbell (born 1944) is a Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah.

Born in Wendell, Idaho, Campbell received a B.A. from the University of Idaho in 1967, an M.A. from Arizona State University in 1970, and a J.D. 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.

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 S. 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 2006-2011. 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.[1]

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