Richard W. Roberts

Personal

Birthday: 
1953
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Trial attorney, Criminal Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1978-1982
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1982-1986
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1986-1988
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1988-1995; principal assistant U.S. attorney, 1993-1995
Chief, Criminal Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1995-1998

Education

Name of School: 
Vassar College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1974
Name of School - Second: 
School for International Training (now SIT Graduate Institute)
Degree - Second: 
M.I.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1975
Name of School - Third: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1978

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/23/1998
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