Read this week's JP Election Brief:
Top judicial races for election day


Robert D. Bell

From Judgepedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This page is about the Oklahoma Appellate Court judge. If you are looking for information on the Maryland Supreme Court justice, please see Robert M. Bell; or the federal judge for the Western District of Michigan, please see Robert Holmes Bell.


Robert D. Bell
Placeholder image.png
Do you have a photo that could go here? Submit it for this profile by emailing us!
Current Court Information:
Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals
Title:   Judge
Salary:  $130,000
Service:
Appointed by:   Gov. Brad Henry
Active:   2005-2018
Personal History
Born:   May 11, 1967
Hometown:   Oklahoma
Undergraduate:   University of Oklahoma
Law School:   University of Tulsa College of Law
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Court of Civil Appeals
State:  Oklahoma
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  November 6, 2012
Retention vote:  766,014
Retention vote %:  65.9% ApprovedA

Robert Dick Bell is a judge on the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals in Oklahoma. He was appointed to this position in June of 2005. He was retained by voters in 2006 and 2012. His current term expires in 2018.[1][2]

Education

Bell graduated from the Norman Public School system. In 1989 he received his Bachelors degree from the University of Oklahoma and his Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 1992. While in law school, Bell earned the award for distinguished service to the House of Delegates; he earned this because he was elected to office all three years of school.[3]

Career

For thirteen years Judge Bell was in private practice in Norman, Oklahoma. Also during that time he served as Municipal Judge for the cities of Moore, Purcell, Blanchard, Noble and Broken Arrow.

In 1994, at age 27, Bell was appointed to the bench becoming the youngest sitting judge in Oklahoma. Since 1998 he has served as Adjunct Professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He was appointed judge on the Court of Civil Appeals in June of 2005.[3]

Memberships

  • A member of the Oklahoma Bar Association
  • A member pf the District of Columbia Bar Association[3]

2012 election

Bell was retained on Nov. 6, 2012 with 65.9% of the vote.[4][2][5]

See also: Oklahoma judicial elections, 2012

See also

External links

References


OklahomaOklahoma Supreme CourtOklahoma Court of Criminal AppealsOklahoma Court of Civil AppealsOklahoma District CourtsOklahoma Workers' Compensation CourtUnited States District Court for the Eastern District of OklahomaUnited States District Court for the Northern District of OklahomaUnited States District Court for the Western District of OklahomaUnited States bankruptcy court, Eastern District of OklahomaUnited States bankruptcy court, Northern District of OklahomaUnited States bankruptcy court, Western District of OklahomaUnited States Court of Appeals for the Tenth CircuitOklahoma countiesOklahoma judicial newsOklahoma judicial electionsJudicial selection in OklahomaOklahomaTemplate.jpg