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Robert Blackburn

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Robert Blackburn
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Colorado
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #6
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Approval vote:   98-0-2
Active:   3/6/2002 - Present
Preceded by:   Zita Weinshienk
Past post:   Colorado Sixteenth Judicial District
Past term:   1988 - 2002
Personal History
Born:   1950
Hometown:   Lakewood, CO
Undergraduate:   Western State College, 1972
Law School:   University of Colorado Law, 1974

Robert Blackburn is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. He joined the court in 2002 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.[1]


Blackburn graduated from Western State College with his bachelor's degree in 1972 and from the University of Colorado Law School with his J.D. in 1974.[1]

Professional career

Judicial career

District of Colorado

Blackburn was nominated by President George W. Bush on September 10, 2001, to a seat vacated by Judge Zita Weinshienk, as Weinshienk went on senior status. Blackburn was confirmed by the Senate on February 26, 2002, on an unopposed 98-0-2 Senate vote and received commission on March 6, 2002.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Zita Weinshienk
District of Colorado
Seat #6
Succeeded by: