History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Hunt, Roger L.
Born 1942 in Overton, NV

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 27, 2000, to a new seat authorized by 113 Stat. 1501. Confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 2000, and received commission on May 25, 2000. Served as chief judge, 2007-2011. Assumed senior status on May 26, 2011.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 1992-2000

Brigham Young University, B.A., 1966
George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1970

Professional Career:
Deputy district attorney, Clark County, Nevada, 1970-1971
Private practice, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1971-1992


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