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|Current Court Information:|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit|
|Appointed by:||Ronald Reagan|
|Active:||12/17/1985 - 1/26/2001|
|Senior:||1/26/2001 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Oliver Seth|
|Past post:||District of New Mexico|
|Past position:||Seat #3|
|Undergraduate:||New Mexico Military Institute '56|
|Law School:||U. of Arizona Law '60|
Bobby Baldcock is a Federal Appeals judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He joined the court in 1985 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. He is serving on senior status.
Early life and education
A native Oklahoman, Baldock graduated from the New Mexico Military Institute in 1956 and later graduated from Arizona Law with his Juris Doctor degree in 1960. Baldcock also served as Captain of the Adjutant General Staff in the New Mexico National Guard from 1960 to 1970.
Baldock spent his entire pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney from 1960 to 1983 and also served as a adjunct professor at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus from 1962 to 1981.
District of New Mexico
Baldock was nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 2, 1983 to a seat vacated by Edwin Mechem as Mechem assumed senior status. Baldock was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 6, 1983 on a Senate vote and received commission on June 7, 1983. Baldock left the District of New Mexico on January 24, 1986, due to his appointment to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Baldock was succeeded in this position by John Conway.
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
Baldock was nominated by Ronald Reagan on October 7, 1985 to a seat vacated by Oliver Seth as Seth assumed senior status. Baldock was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 16, 1985 on a senate vote and received commission on December 17, 1985. Baldock later assumed senior status on January 26, 2001.
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of New Mexico
|Magistrate judges||Lorenzo Garcia • Carmen Garza • Lourdes Martinez • Karen Molzen • Robert Scott • Alan Torgerson • William P. Lynch • Gregory Wormuth • Stephan Vidmar •|
|Former Article III judges|
|Former Chief judges|
|Former judges||William E. Doyle • Robert Henry • Michael McConnell • Robert McWilliams • James Barrett • John Hazelton Cotteral • Robert E. Lewis • Robert Williams • Orie Leon Phillips • George Thomas McDermott • Sam Gilbert Bratton • Alfred Murrah • Walter Huxman • David Thomas Lewis • Jean Breitenstein • Delmas Hill • John Hickey • James Logan • John Pickett • Oliver Seth •|
|Former Chief judges|