Philip Martin Pro

Personal

Birthday: 
1946
Birthplace: 
Richmond, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Naval Reserve, 1964-1968
Law clerk, Hon. William P. Compton, Nevada District Court, Eighth Judicial District, 1972-1973
Deputy public defender, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1973-1975
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Nevada, 1975-1978, 1980; chief assistant U.S. attorney, 1980
Private practice, Reno, Nevada, 1978-1979
Deputy attorney general, State of Nevada, 1979-1980

Education

Name of School: 
Contra Costa Community College
Degree: 
A.A.
Degree Year: 
1966
Name of School - Second: 
San Francisco State College
Degree - Second: 
B.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1968
Name of School - Third: 

Golden Gate University School of Law

Golden Gate's mission stresses both the abstract and the practical side of the law. Our students simultaneously learn legal theory and how to be intelligent, effective, and committed lawyers. Some become judges; some work in private law firms. Still others serve in corporations or in government agencies. In addition, some do not practice law at all, but use the skills they acquired at Golden Gate in the business world. From a career standpoint, our students develop strong and personal legal networks throughout the outside world.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1972
Name of School - Fourth: 

Duke University School of Law

Duke Law School is an ambitious, forward-thinking, and innovative institution whose mission is to prepare students for responsible and productive lives in the legal profession. As a community of scholars, the Law School also provides leadership at the national and international levels in efforts to improve the law and legal institutions through teaching, research, and other forms of public service.

Degree - Fourth: 
LL.M., judicial studies
Degree Year - Fourth: 
2014

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Nevada
Court Name: 

Nevada District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/23/1987
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/2011
Termination Date: 
1/23/2015
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 1980-1987

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