Judge Tanya Acker Biography
Judge Tanya Acker is an American civil lawyer and a frequent television commentator. She is renown for CBS Television Distribution’s syndicated court show HOT BENCH, created by Judge Judy Sheindlin. She is also a youth empowerment advocate. Tanya serves on the boards of Public Counsel, the nation’s largest provider of free legal services; the Western Justice Center promotes alternative dispute resolutions and (WLACC). She is also on the Pacific Battleship Center, which operates the Battleship USS Iowa Museum, and Rainbow Services, which provides shelter services to victims of domestic violence.
Tanya Acker Birthday and age
Judge Tanya was born on March 13, 1970, in Los Angeles, USA.
Judge Tanya Acker Family
Acker was born to her father, Bill Acker, and mother, Aretha Acker. Her parents were post office workers, and they raised her in Fernando Valley, Lake View Terrace in Los Angeles. Acker loves sharing her parents’ photos on her social media pages and her cute dogs Max and Isis.
Judge Tanya Acker Height and Weight
Tanya has a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) and weighs 132 lbs (60 Kg). She puts on a dress of size 14 (US) and shoe size 5 (US).
Judge Tanya Acker Marriage
Judge Acker is married and lives with her husband in their Beverly Hills rental home. In a past interview, she has shared that Judge Dorothy Nelson officiated at her wedding.
Tanya Acker Education
In 1992, Acker received her B.A. degree at Howard University, where she then graduated summa cum laude and was also a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She was also awarded a Luard Scholarship for study at St. Anne’s College at Oxford University. Acker served there as the co-editor-in-chief of the Oxford University Women’s Magazine. The NAACP and a Coker Fellowship also awarded Acker an Earl Warren Scholarship by the Yale faculty at Yale Law School. She graduated from Yale Law School in 1995. At Yale Law School, she represented low-income women in family law cases and served as a teaching assistant in Constitutional Law and Civil Procedure courses. During her time at law school, Acker worked at the Office of White House Counsel, the Civil Rights Division in the United States Department of Justice, and the private law firms O’Melveny & Myers, Irell & Manella Williams & Connolly.
Judge Tanya Acker Career
After law school, she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Dorothy Wright Nelson on the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Tanya’s duties included advising and making recommendations to Ninth Circuit judges about rulings on a wide variety of cases and preparing Judge Nelson for oral arguments on matters before the Court. Later, she was awarded a Bristow Fellowship by the Office of the Solicitor General in the U.S. Department of Justice. While at Bristow Fellow, she drafted Supreme Court briefs on cases including Clinton v. Jones. There, she assisted the Solicitor General in preparing for oral argument before the High Court. Acker got into private practice, and her legal work spanned a wide variety of matters from civil litigation involving public and private entities, to various constitutional cases, to providing business counselling and advice. Judge Acker also maintained a commitment to pro bono work. She received the ACLU’s First Amendment Award for her successful representation of the homeless in a case against the City of Santa Barbara. Judge Acker worked in entertainment industry outreach for the Kerry/Edwards presidential campaign in California. She also worked as Deputy Campaign Manager for the Los Angeles mayoral campaign of City Councilman Bernard C. Parks. She then worked as the General Counsel of a company that manufactured emissions control products each after that.
Judge Tanya Acker Salary
Halima is one of the highest-earning renowned judges in the United States of America. She is approximated to earn $200,00 annually from her job.
Judge Tanya Acker Net Worth
Judge Tanya is one of the richest and influential American Lawyers and judges. She is rated to be worth $2.2 million, including her earnings, investments, and assets.