Born: 1953
New York, New York

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.

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