Robert Earl Maxwell

Personal

Birthday: 
3/15/1924
Birthplace: 
South Bend, IN
Date of Death: 
11/20/2010
Place of Death: 
Elkins, WV
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Randolph, West Virginia, 1949
Prosecutor, Elkins, West Virginia, 1953-1961
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia, 1961-1964

Education

Name of School: 

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: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1949

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
Court Name: 

West Virginia Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/11/1965
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/19/1995
Termination Date: 
11/20/2010
Termination Reason: 
Death
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