Robert Nichols Scola Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1955
Birthplace: 
Worcester, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant state attorney, Dade County, Florida, 1980-1986
Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1986-1995
Adjunct professor, University of Miami School of Law, 1994-2011
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 1995-2011
Adjunct professor, Florida International University College of Law, 2007-2011

Education

Name of School: 
Brown University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1977
Name of School - Second: 

Boston College Law School

Since its founding in 1929, Boston College Law School--one of the nation's premier Jesuit, Catholic legal institutions--has earned a national reputation for educational excellence and the highest standards of professionalism.

Boston College Law School (BC Law) is one of the six professional graduate schools at Boston College. Located approximately 1.5 miles from the main Boston College campus in Chestnut Hill, Boston College Law School is situated on a 40-acre (160,000 m2) wooded campus in Newton, Massachusetts.

With approximately 800 students and 125 faculty members, the Law School is one of the largest of BC's seven graduate and professional schools. Admission to BC Law is highly selective.

In addition to J.D., M.A. and Ph.D. programs, Boston College Law School offers joint degrees with BC's Carroll School of Management (J.D./M.B.A.), Graduate School of Social Work (J.D./M.S.W.) and Lynch School of Education (J.D./M.Ed.). Joint degrees in the humanities, fine arts, natural sciences and social sciences are offered with BC's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1980

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Court Name: 

Florida Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/20/2011
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