Richard W. Roberts

Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 27, 1998; Confirmed by the Senate on June 5, 1998, and received commission on June 23, 1998.

Education:
Vassar College, A.B., 1974
School of International Training, M.I.A., 1975
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:

Trial attorney, Criminal Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1978-1982
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1982-1986
Assistant U.S. attorney, U.S. Attorney`s Office, Southern District of New York, 1986-1988
U.S. Attorney`s Office, D.C., 1988-1995
Assistant U.S. attorney, 1988-1993
Principal assistant U.S. attorney, 1993-1995
Chief, Criminal Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1995-1998

Judges of the D.C. Circuit Courts