|Preceded by Rudolph T. Randa|
Succeeded by Pamela Pepper
Preceded by Terence T. Evans
|Appointed by Bill Clinton|
Name Charles Clevert
|Alma mater Davis and Elkins College
Georgetown University Law Center|
Education Georgetown University Law Center
Succeeded by William C. Griesbach
Charles Nelson Clevert Jr. (born 1947) is a former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Education and career
Born in Richmond, Virginia. Clevert received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Davis and Elkins College in 1969 and a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center in 1972. He was an assistant district attorney of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin from 1972 to 1975. He was an Assistant United States Attorney of the Eastern District of Wisconsin from 1975 to 1977, and was a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois in 1977.
Clevert was a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin from 1977 to 1995, and was the Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge from 1986 to 1995. He was also a lecturer at the University of Wisconsin Law School from 1989 to 1990.
Federal judicial service
On December 7, 1995, Clevert was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin vacated by Terence T. Evans. Clevert was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 17, 1996, and received his commission on July 29, 1996. He was Chief Judge from September 1, 2009 to October 31, 2012. He took senior status on October 31, 2012. He retired from active service on March 31, 2017.