David Lynn Russell

Personal

Birthday: 
1942
Birthplace: 
Sapulpa, OK
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant commander, 1965-1971 (active duty, 1965-1968); law specialist, 1965-1967; JAG Corps, 1967-1971
Assistant attorney general, State of Oklahoma, 1968-1969
Legal advisor, Gov. Dewey Bartlett, Oklahoma, 1969-1971
Private practice, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1971-1972, 1979-1981
Chief legislative assistant, U.S. Sen. Dewey Bartlett, Oklahoma, 1972-1975
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1975-1977, 1981-1982

Education

Name of School: 
Oklahoma Baptist University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1963
Name of School - Second: 

University of Oklahoma College of Law

Our faculty, staff and administration are deeply committed to ensuring that each one of our students experience success in law school and beyond. All objective signs over the last decade affirm that success, as statistically 95-100% of those who matriculate will graduate, pass the bar examination on their first attempt, and find jobs in the field of their choice. In short, although our admission standards are very high, we do everything possible to help our students succeed.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1965

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma
Court Name: 

Oklahoma Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/17/1981
Termination Date: 
12/1/1990
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma
Court Name - Second: 

Oklahoma Northern District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
12/17/1981
Termination Date - Second: 
12/1/1990
Termination Reason - Second: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
Court Name - Third: 

Oklahoma Western District Court

Commission Date - Third: 
12/17/1981
Retirement from Active Service - Third: 
7/7/2013
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