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.

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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