Roger Leland Wollman

Personal

Birthday: 
1934
Birthplace: 
Frankfort, SD
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1957-1959
Law clerk, Hon. George T. Mickelson, U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota, 1962-1963
Private practice, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1964-1971
State`s attorney, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1967-1971
Justice, South Dakota Supreme Court, 1971-1985; chief justice, 1978-1982

Education

Name of School: 
Tabor College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1957
Name of School - Second: 

University of South Dakota School of Law

The mission of The University of South Dakota School of Law is to prepare the lawyers and judges who will administer the Federal, state, and American Indian Tribal Justice systems in South Dakota and to provide a legal education to South Dakota residents, along with non-residents who choose to attend the school, which will serve as a solid foundation for the practice of law or other professional careers anywhere in the world.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1962
Name of School - Third: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Third: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1964

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Court Name: 

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/22/1985
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