Robert Bruce King

Personal

Birthday: 
1940
Birthplace: 
White Sulphur Springs, WV
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. John A. Field, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, 1968-1969
Private practice, Lewisburg, West Virginia, 1969-1970
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of West Virginia, 1970-1974
Private practice, Charleston, West Virginia, 1975-1977, 1981-1998
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1977-1981

Education

Name of School: 
West Virginia University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1961
Name of School - Second: 

West Virginia University Law School

The West Virginia University College of Law offers a curriculum which blends skills, perspectives, and substantive law courses in a supportive learning environment. WVU is recognized nationally as a leader in providing a student-centered learning experience. The Law Center provides access to the Internet through a wireless network and has other state-of-the-art technology, including connections for laptops at each seat in the classrooms, web access at each carrel in the library, and video conferencing and distance learning facilities. Our graduates are employed at the major law firms in West Virginia, are members of the judiciary, and hold important positions in government. They are also in major law firms from New York City to Hong Kong, Rome to Pittsburgh and San Diego to Richmond. Many graduates also run their own offices and work tirelessly for those who have little or no money but desperately need legal representation.

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

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Court Name: 

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/9/1998
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