History of the Federal Judiciary

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Pitman, Robert Lee
Born 1962 in Fort Worth, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Nominated by Barack Obama on June 26, 2014, to a seat vacated by William Royal Furgeson, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 2014, and received commission on December 19, 2014.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 2003-2011

Abilene Christian University, B.S., 1985
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1988
University of Oxford, M.St., law, 2011

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. David O. Belew, Jr., U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 1988-1989
Private practice, Austin, Texas, 1989-1990
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Texas, 1990-2003; interim U.S. attorney, 2001; deputy U.S. attorney, 2001-2003
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Texas, 2011-2014


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