Ross Thompson Roberts

Personal

Birthday: 
11/28/1938
Birthplace: 
Joplin, MO
Date of Death: 
4/24/1987
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Joplin, Missouri, 1963, 1970-1982
U.S. Marine Corps captain, 1964-1968
Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1968-1970
Prosecutor, Jasper County, Missouri, 1971-1977

Education

Name of School: 
DePauw University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1960
Name of School - Second: 

University of Missouri Columbia School of Law

The MU School of Law aspires to be the school of choice for outstanding students, both from Missouri and other states. As a national leader in the field of dispute resolution, we seek to complement a strong traditional curriculum with an orientation toward lawyering as a problem-solving endeavor. We strive to foster a diverse faculty of nationally recognized scholars who are committed to effective teaching, and to attract a student body with diverse experiences and views. We also strive to offer an intellectually rigorous and collegial environment for the study of law. Furthermore, we seek to graduate well-rounded lawyers who are sensitive to ethical issues, prepared to serve clients, and ready to be leaders in promoting justice.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1963

Judicial Career

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

Missouri Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/20/1982
Termination Date: 
4/24/1987
Termination Reason: 
Death
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