History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Cleland, Robert Hardy
Born 1947 in St. Clair, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on February 20, 1990, to a seat vacated by James Paul Churchill. Confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1990, and received commission on June 19, 1990. Assumed senior status on February 28, 2013.

Education:
Michigan State University, B.A., 1969
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
Private practice, Port Huron, Michigan, 1972-1975
Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, St. Clair County, Port Huron, Michigan, 1972-1990; assistant prosecutor, 1972-1975; chief trial attorney, 1975-1977; chief assistant, 1977-1980; prosecutor, 1981-1990

 

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