Robert E. Payne

Personal

Birthday: 
1941
Birthplace: 
Mount Sterling, KY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, JAG Corps, 1967-1971
Private practice, Richmond, Virginia, 1971-1992

Education

Name of School: 
Washington and Lee University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1963
Name of School - Second: 

Washington and Lee University School of Law

Washington and Lee University's School of Law was one of just 12 of the nation's top 30 law schools to post black enrollment gains over the past decade, and one of four with gains exceeding 15 percent, with an increase of 33% from 1997 to 2006.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1967

Judicial Career

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

Virginia Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/13/1992
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/7/2007
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