Robert Leon Wilkins

Personal

Birthday: 
1963
Birthplace: 
Muncie, IN
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Earl B. Gilliam, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 1989-1990
Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, 1990-2001; staff attorney, 1990-1995; chief, special litigation, 1995-2000; contract attorney, 2001
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2001-2011

Education

Name of School: 
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1986
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1989

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/27/2010
Termination Date: 
1/24/2014
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
1/15/2014
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