Robert W. Pratt

Personal

Birthday: 
1947
Birthplace: 
Emmetsburg, IA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Staff attorney, Polk County [Iowa] Legal Aid Society, 1973-1974
Private practice, Des Moines, Iowa, 1975-1997

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, August 2, 1996; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Iowa Lakes Community College
Degree: 
A.A.
Degree Year: 
1967
Name of School - Second: 
Loras College
Degree - Second: 
B.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1969
Name of School - Third: 

Creighton University School of Law

The School of Law is an integral part of Creighton University, providing professional legal education within the framework of a Jesuit University committed to a comprehensive and value-centered education. The faculty of the School believes these commitments are compatible. The School offers a curriculum designed to produce ethical lawyers who will zealously and competently represent clients within the bounds of law and, at the same time, recognize their duty to improve society.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1972

Judicial Career

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

Iowa Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/27/1997
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/1/2012
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