History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Chambers, Robert Charles
Born 1952 in Williamson, WV

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Nominated by William J. Clinton on June 5, 1997, to a seat vacated by Elizabeth V. Hallanan. Confirmed by the Senate on September 5, 1997, and received commission on September 18, 1997. Served as chief judge, 2012-present.

Education:
Marshall University, A.B., 1974
West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Private practice, Charleston, West Virginia, 1977-1978, 1978-1997
Legal counsel, West Virginia State Senate, 1978
State delegate, West Virginia, 1978-1996

 

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