Robert Frederick Collins

Personal

Birthday: 
1931
Birthplace: 
New Orleans, LA
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1954-1956
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1956-1972
Instructor, Southern University Law School, 1959-1961
Magistrate judge, Orleans Parish [Louisiana] Criminal District Court, 1972-1978

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, November 2, 1977; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Dillard University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1951
Name of School - Second: 

Paul M Hebert Law Center Louisiana State University

LSU Law Center offers training in both civil law, used in Louisiana and in 60% of the world's jurisdictions, and common law, in force in 49 other states and in 40% of the glob.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1954

Judicial Career

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

Louisiana Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/19/1978
Termination Date: 
8/6/1993
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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