History of the Federal Judiciary


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Shelby, Robert James
Born 1970 in Fort Atkinson, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Utah
Nominated by Barack Obama on November 30, 2011, to a seat vacated by Tena Campbell. Confirmed by the Senate on September 22, 2012, and received commission on September 25, 2012.

Education:
Utah State University, B.A., 1994
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1998

Professional Career:
Utah Army National Guard specialist, 1988-1996
Law clerk, Hon. J. Thomas Greene, U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 1999-2000
Instructor, University of Utah, 2000-2004
Private practice, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2000-2012

 

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