Richard Everett Dorr

Personal

Birthday: 
8/26/1943
Birthplace: 
Jefferson City, MO
Date of Death: 
4/24/2013
Place of Death: 
Houston, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Air Force judge advocate, 1968-1973
U.S. Air Force Reserve judge advocate, 1974-1990
Assistant attorney general, State of Missouri, 1968
Private practice, Springfield, Missouri, 1973-2002

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, September 9, 1992; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Illinois
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1965
Name of School - Second: 

University of Missouri Columbia School of Law

The MU School of Law aspires to be the school of choice for outstanding students, both from Missouri and other states. As a national leader in the field of dispute resolution, we seek to complement a strong traditional curriculum with an orientation toward lawyering as a problem-solving endeavor. We strive to foster a diverse faculty of nationally recognized scholars who are committed to effective teaching, and to attract a student body with diverse experiences and views. We also strive to offer an intellectually rigorous and collegial environment for the study of law. Furthermore, we seek to graduate well-rounded lawyers who are sensitive to ethical issues, prepared to serve clients, and ready to be leaders in promoting justice.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1968

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Court Name: 

Missouri Western District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/2/2002
Termination Date: 
4/24/2013
Termination Reason: 
Death
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