History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Cebull, Richard F.
Born 1944 in Billings, MT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Montana
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 17, 2001, to a seat vacated by Jack D. Shanstrom. Confirmed by the Senate on July 20, 2001, and received commission on July 25, 2001. Served as chief judge, 2008-2013. Assumed senior status on March 18, 2013. Service terminated on May 3, 2013, due to retirement.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 1998-2001

Education:
Montana State University, B.S., 1966
University of Montana School of Law, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Private practice, Montana, 1969-1997
Trial judge, Northern Cheyenne Tribal Court, 1970-1972

 

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