Deborah Batts

Death of Deborah Batts

April 13, 1947 - February 3, 2020
| Age 72

Pioneering judge who was overseeing Michael Avenatti trial


Deborah Batts was the nation's first openly LGBTQ federal judge, who was set to oversee Michael Avenatti's Stormy Daniels-related embezzlement trial. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.