Petrese B. Tucker


Petrese B. Tucker (born 1951) is a United States federal judge. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Tucker received a B.A. from Temple University in 1973 and a J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1976. She was a law clerk, Hon. Lawrence Prattis, Common Pleas Court from 1976 to 1978. She was in private practice in Pennsylvania from 1977 to 1978. She was an Assistant District Attorney of Philadelphia, District Attorney Office from 1978 to 1986. She was an Adjunct Professor, Great Lakes Colleges Association from 1984 to 1985. She was a senior trial attorney of Southeastern Transportation Authority Legal Department from 1986 to 1987. She was a judge on the Court of Common Pleas, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from 1987 to 2000. Tucker is a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Tucker was nominated by President Bill Clinton on July 27, 1999, to a seat vacated by Thomas N. O'Neill, Jr.. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 24, 2000, and received her commission on June 1, 2000.  ( Wikipedia article )


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