Senate confirms federal judge for the Eastern District of Virginia.
- May 11, 2011
The U.S. Senate has confirmed the appointment of Arenda L. Wright Allen of Norfolk as a judge for the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Virginia.
Virginia Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner recommended her appointment to the White House in last June.
She is a federal public defender in Norfolk and also served as an assistant United States Attorney.