(Biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf, April 2007
Born 4/2/1960, in Los Angeles, CA.Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky.
Nominated by President George W. Bush (Republican) on 09/13/2005; confirmed by the Senate on 12/21/2005; received judicial commission on 01/05/2006.
As of April 2007, when this biographical material was gathered, Judge Van Tatenhove remained on the federal bench. Education
Asbury College, B.A., 1982.
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1989.Non-judicial Career
Law clerk, Hon. Eugene E. Siler, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1989-1990
Trial attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 1990-1994
Chief of staff & legal counsel, U.S. Rep. Ron Lewis, 1994-2001
U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2001-2005