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Robert Doumar
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Station:   Norfolk, VA
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   12/03/1981 - 04/29/1996
Senior:   04/30/1996 - Present
Preceded by:   Richard Kellam
Succeeded by:   Jerome Friedman
Personal History
Born:   1930
Hometown:   Norfolk, VA
Undergraduate:   University of Virginia, B.A., 1951
Law School:   University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1953
Grad. School:   U. of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1988
Military service:   U.S. Army 1953 - 1955

Robert Dumar is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. He joined the court in 1981 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan.

Early life and education

Born in Norfolk, Virginia, Doumar graduated from the University of Virginia with his bachelor's degree in 1951 and later from the University of Virginia School of Law, with his Bachelor of Laws Degree, LL.B, in 1953. Doumar served on Active Duty in the United States Army from 1953 to 1955. Doumar received a Master of Laws, LL.M degree in 1988.[1]

Professional career

Doumar served as a private practice attorney in the Commonwealth of Virginia from 1955 till his appointment to the Federal Bench in 1981.[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Virginia

On the recommendation of Virginia U.S. Senator John Warner, Doumar was nominated to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia by Ronald Reagan on November 5, 1981 to a seat vacated by Richard Kellam. Doumar was confirmed by the Senate on December 3, 1981 on a Senate vote and received commission on December 3, 1981.[1] Doumar was succeeded in this position by Jerome Friedman.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Richard Kellam
Eastern District of Virginia
1981–1996
Seat #4
Succeeded by:
Jerome Friedman


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