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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of Nebraska|
|Appointed by:||Ronald Reagan|
|Active:||10/28/1985 - 11/2/1995|
|Chief:||1987 - 1994|
|Senior:||11/2/1995 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Albert Schatz|
|Succeeded by:||Joseph Bataillon|
|Undergraduate:||Creighton U., B.A., 1950|
|Law School:||Creighton U. School of Law, J.D., 1953|
|Military service:||U.S. Navy 1943 - 1946|
Lyle Elmer Strom is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska. He joined the court in 1985 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Strom is serving on senior status.
Early life and education
A native of Nebraska, Strom graduated from Creighton University in Omaha with both his bachelor's and Juris Doctorate Degrees in 1950 and 1953. Also, Strom served in the US Navy Reserve Ensign from 1943 to 1946.
After law school, Strom spent his entire pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney in Nebraska from 1953 to 1985. Also, Strom served on the Faculty of the Creighton Law School as a part-time professor in 1958 and also served as a clincal professor for the Robert Spire Intern Program from 1996 to this date.
District of Nebraska
On the recommendation of Congressman Doug Brueter, Strom was nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 27, 1985, to a seat vacated by Albert Schatz. Strom was confirmed by the Senate on October 25, 1985 and received commission on October 28, 1985. Strom served as the chief judge of the District of Nebraska from 1987 to 1994 before assuming senior status on November 2, 1995. Strom was succeeded in this position by Joseph Bataillon.
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of Nebraska
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|Former Article III judges||
|Former Chief judges|