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Rice, Walter Herbert

Born 1937 in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on April 14, 1980, to a seat vacated by Timothy Sylvester Hogan. Confirmed by the Senate on May 21, 1980, and received commission on May 23, 1980. Served as chief judge, 1996-2003. Assumed senior status on November 30, 2004.

Northwestern University, B.A., 1958
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1962
Columbia University, M.B.A., 1962

Professional Career:

Private practice, Dayton, Ohio, 1963, 1966-1969
Assistant county prosecutor, Montgomery County, Ohio, 1964-1966, 1969; first assistant, 1969
Judge, Dayton [Ohio] Municipal Court, 1970-1971
Judge, Montgomery County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1971-1980
Adjunct professor, University of Dayton Law School, 1976-