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U.S. Court of Federal Claims: Yock, Robert J.

Born 1938 in St. James, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Trial Judge, Court of Claims, 1977-1982

Judge, U.S. Claims Court (now U.S. Court of Federal Claims)
Appointed by statute on October 1, 1982, to a new seat authorized by 96 Stat. 27.

Nominated for reappointment by Ronald Reagan on June 20, 1983. Confirmed by the Senate on August 4, 1983, and received commission on August 5, 1983. Assumed senior status on August 4, 1998.

St. Olaf College, B.A., 1959
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1962

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy, JAG Corps, 1962-1966
Private practice, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1966-1969
Chief counsel, National Archives, U.S. General Services Administration, 1969-1970
Executive assistant and legal advisor to the administrator, U.S. General Services Administration, 1970-1972
Assistant general counsel for administration and records, U.S. General Services Administration, 1972-1977; acting administrator, 1975