Is Judge Vanessa Lynne Bryant married? Yes, she is. Her husband’s name is Tracy L. Rich. The couple is together for many decades and has proven to be a perfect lovely couple. However, there are no confirmed updated reports on their relationship. Scroll down to explore more interesting facts and biography of Vanessa Lynne Bryant:
Who is Vanessa Lynne Bryant?
Born as Vanessa Lynne Bryant, she landed the planet on January 27, 1954, which makes her age be 67 years old as of 2021. By profession, she is an American judge better known for serving the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut as a Senior United States District Judge.
Early Life and Educational Background of Bryant?
Bryant was born in 1954 and her place of birth is in Queens, New York, the United States of America. Talking about her education and academic achievements, she attended Marina High School located in Huntington Beach, California. For her higher education, she was enrolled at Howard University from where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1975. After that, she went to the University of Connecticut School of Law from where she earned Juris Doctor in the year 1978.
Career and Professional Part
After earning degree from Howard University, she started practicing law from 1975 to 1976 serving for the municipal government of Stamford, Connecticut. She was in private practice from 1978 to 1981 after earning her degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law. She worked as a counsel to Aetna Life & Casualty Company from 1981 to 1989 after which she joined the Shawmut Bank from 1989 to 1990. She became the General Counsel and Vice President to the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (1990-1992). She also joined Connecticut Board of Pardons in the year 1991 until 1998. Her service also include for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut as the chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee. On September 1, 1998, she came into the limelight after being appointed as a Connecticut Superior Court Judge.
Bryant served the Civil Division of the New Britain Judicial District as Presiding Judge from 2002 to 2003. From 2003 to 2005, she served as an Administrative Judge for the Judicial District of Litchfield. In 2006, she was appointed as the Civil Division of the Judicial District of Hartford’s Presiding Judge.
She got nominated to the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut on January 25, 2006. She became the first African-American woman appointed a federal judge in New England as well as the 38th person appointed a District Judge in Connecticut.
She was nominated by President George W. Bush to the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut on January 9, 2007, this was her re-nomination. Previously being rated as ‘not qualified’, this time she was rated as ‘qualified’ from the revised opinion issued by the ABA committee. On March 28, 2007, she was confirmed by the Senate. On the first day of February 2021, Bryant assumed senior status.
Bryant’s Personal Life
Judge Vanessa Lynne Bryant is married to Tracy L. Rich. She is possibly having a happy conjugal life with her husband. There is no updated information on her personal life’s bio and we can assume that everything is going perfectly well in her life.
Case Against WWE
She was the judge who look after a lawsuit filed by attorney Konstantine Kyros against World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on behalf of more than 60 former professional wrestlers. The case alleged that the company failed to protect its staffs from head trauma. In September 2018, the case was dismissed.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Senior United States District Judge is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia. There are no verified social networking accounts like Twitter and Instagram on Bryant’s name. From her successful professional journey, she has earned multiple prestigious nominations and awards including the N.A.A.C.P. Greater Hartford Branch Freedom.