Robert James Shelby

Personal

Birthday: 
1970
Birthplace: 
Fort Atkinson, WI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Utah Army National Guard specialist, 1988-1996
Law clerk, Hon. J. Thomas Greene, U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 1999-2000
Instructor, University of Utah, 2000-2004
Private practice, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2000-2012

Education

Name of School: 
Utah State University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1994
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1998

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Utah
Court Name: 

Utah District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/25/2012
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