Robert Jensen Bryan

Personal

Birthday: 
1934
Birthplace: 
Bremerton, WA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army Reserve, 1955-1957
Private practice, Bremerton, Washington, 1959-1967
Judge, Superior Court of the State of Washington, 1967-1984
Judge pro tem, Court of Appeals of the State of Washington, 1975
Justice pro tem, Supreme Court of the State of Washington, 1979, 1982
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1984-1986

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, December 4, 1985; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Washington
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1956
Name of School - Second: 

University of Washington School of Law

The University of Washington School of Law, located in Seattle, was first organized in 1899 and is fully accredited. The current law building, William H. Gates Hall, was completed and occupied in September of 2003 and is located on the Northwest corner of the main University campus. The building houses classrooms, student lounge, a coffee/snack kiosk, locker areas, the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library, and offices for faculty, administration, and student organizations. Financial aid, registration, and career service functions are run primarily as in-house operations. The building itself is fully accessible to persons in wheelchairs and is equipped with braille identifiers. William H. Gates Hall is a designated non-smoking area.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1958

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Court Name: 

Washington Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/7/1986
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/1/2000
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