Gregory Frederick Van Tatenhove

Judge, Eastern District of Kentucky, 2006-

Gregory Frederick Van Tatenhove is a judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky. Van Tatenhove was born in 1960 in Los Angeles, California. He received his bachelor's degree in 1982 from Asbury College and his law degree in 1989 from the University of Kentucky College of Law. Following law school, he clerked for District Court Judge Eugene E. Siler. In 1990, Van Tatenhove joined the Department of Justice in Washington, DC to work as a trial attorney. He then served as chief of staff and legal counsel for US Representative Ron Lewis of Kentucky. In 2001, Van Tatenhove was named the US Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky. Four years later, President George W. Bush nominated him to serve as a judge for the Eastern District Court, to a seat vacated by Judge Karl S. Forester. The Senate confirmed his nomination on December 21, 2005.

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