Tanya Acker Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Hot Bench, Podcast, Net Worth, Twitter

Tanya Acker
Tanya Acker

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American civil attorney Tanya Acker is a frequent television commentator.

Tanya Acker Biography

Tanya Acker
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She is one of three judges on Judge Judy Sheindlin’s syndicated court program HOT BENCH, which is produced by CBS Television Distribution. She also supports youth empowerment.

Tanya graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. from Howard University in 1992 and was a Phi Beta Kappa member. Additionally, she received a Luard Scholarship to study at Oxford University’s St. Anne’s College, where she also held the position of co-editor-in-chief of the Oxford University Women’s Magazine. Acker also received a Coker Fellowship from the Yale faculty at Yale Law School and an Earl Warren Scholarship from the NAACP.

Tanya sits on the boards of the Western Justice Center, which supports alternative conflict resolution, Public Counsel, the largest supplier of free legal services in the country, and the Western Los Angeles County Council of the Boy Scouts of America (the WLACC does not discriminate on any grounds). She also serves on the boards of Rainbow assistance, which offers shelter assistance to victims of domestic violence, and the Pacific Battleship Center, which runs the Battleship USS Iowa Museum.

Tanya Acker Age

Judge Tanya was born in Los Angeles, California, on March 13, 1970.

Tanya Acker Family

Her mother Aretha and father Bill had Acker. Her parents, who both worked at post offices, reared her in Lake View Terrace, in the Fernando Valley of Los Angeles. Acker enjoys posting pictures of her adorable canines Max and Isis as well as her parents on her social media profiles.

Judge Tanya Acker Husband

Although Judge Acker wears a wedding band on her wedding finger, nothing is known about her marriage or her husband. Judge Acker has a very private life. She revealed that Judge Dorothy Nelson officiated at her wedding in a previous interview.

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Tanya is a skilled civil litigator who has defended a wide range of clients, including major automakers in contentious product liability lawsuits and media corporations in trade secret battles.

She earned her law degree from Yale in 1995. She functioned as a teaching assistant at Yale and represented low-income women in family court disputes while also taking classes in constitutional law and civil procedure. Acker held jobs at the Office of White House Counsel, the Civil Rights Division of the US Department of Justice, and the private law firms Irell & Manella, O’Melveny & Myers, and Williams & Connolly while she was attending law school. She worked on the preparation of Congressional testimony for forthcoming product liability legislation, supported President Clinton’s personal attorneys with press interviews, and conducted First Amendment research at Williams & Connolly.

After graduating from law school, she worked as the Honorable Dorothy Wright Nelson’s law clerk on the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Tanya’s tasks included assisting Ninth Circuit judges with their decisions on a wide range of cases, offering advice and recommendations, and preparing Judge Nelson for oral arguments on issues before the Court.

After serving as a clerk, she was given a Bristow Fellowship by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of the Solicitor General. She wrote Supreme Court pleadings for cases like Clinton v. Jones while she was a Bristow Fellow, helping the Solicitor General get ready for the High Court’s oral argument.

Acker established herself in private practice, and the range of her legal activity included everything from corporate counseling and advising to civil litigation involving both public and private institutions. The ACLU’s First Amendment Award was given to Tanya for her successful representation of the homeless in a dispute against the City of Santa Barbara. Tanya also upheld a commitment to pro bono work.

She served as the deputy campaign manager for City Councilman Bernard C. Parks’ mayoral candidacy in Los Angeles as well as in California’s entertainment sector outreach for the Kerry/Edwards presidential campaign. She then served as general counsel for a business that produced pollution control products.

Tanya Acker Podcast

The Tanya Acker Show, the podcast hosted by Judge Acker, is about realizing that we are greater than our difficulties. It also involves examining reality, engaging in more intelligent conflict, coming up with creative solutions, understanding that problems can be solved, and having fun. Acker and her guests discuss a variety of subjects, such as defending against frivolous litigation, achieving effective criminal justice reform, and engaging in civil discourse with political opponents.

Her first guests included Anthony Daniels, the first African-American to hold the position of House Minority Leader in Alabama; Lecia Brooks, a historical expert on voting rights and BlacKKKlansman consultant; attorneys Paul Derby and Michael Trope on defending against frivolous lawsuits; and former prosecutor David Kettel on calling the police when something is wrong.

Tanya Acker Commentary

Acker has worked as a television analyst in the past. She has appeared as a special guest on numerous shows, including “Good Morning America,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “Wendy Williams,” “The Talk,” “Inside Edition,” “The O’Reilly Factor,” “Larry King Live,” “The Insider,” “CNN Reports,” “Anderson Cooper 360,” “Extra,” “Your World With Neil Cavuto,” “CNBC Reports,” Great Britain’s “GMTV,” Sky News, and others. She also contributes to the Huffington Post and has guest co-hosted “Power Lunch” on CNBC.

Acker has participated in the Los Angeles County Superior Court Temporary Judge Program as a temporary judge.

Tanya Acker Hot Bench

Judge Judy Sheindlin is the creator of the unconventional panel-based court program Hot Bench, and David Theodosopoulos is the executive producer. Tanya Acker, Michael Corriero, and Patricia DiMango make up the three-judge panel. James Glover, Belinda Jackson, and Amy Freisleben are the show’s executive producers. Big Ticket Pictures and Queen Bee Productions are responsible for The Hot Bench’s production. Then CBS Television Distribution distributes it.

Tanya Acker Net Worth

Judge Tanya is well-paid for her work in both law and television. Although her net worth has not yet been made public, she is thought to be worth millions. Her pay for a single episode of Hot Bench is reportedly $50,000, according to some sources.

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