|Current Court Information:|
|Colorado Court of Appeals|
|Past position:||Attorney, private practice|
|Bachelors:||Louisiana State University, 1970|
|Law School:||University of Missouri School of Law, 1973|
|Military service:||US Army|
Robert D. Hawthorne is a judge on the Colorado Court of Appeals. He was appointed to the court on August 12, 2004 and took office on January 28, 2005. He was retained by voters in 2008 to a full eight-year term which expires on January 10, 2017.
Judge Hawthorne received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in 1970 and his J.D. from the University of Missouri School of Law in 1973.
Judge Hawthorne served in the U. S. Army Reserves (1970-1976) and as Active Duty (1971). 
Judge Hawthorne worked in Private Practice in Limon, Colorado, (1982-2004) and as Limon Town Attorney (1982-1994); Private Practice, Denver (1978-1982); Contract Administrator, Martin Marietta, Denver (1977-1978); Private Practice, Springfield, Missouri (1975-1977); Assistant District Attorney, Greene County, Springfield, Missouri (1974); Asst. General Counsel, Brotherhood of Railway & Airline Clerks, Rosemont, Illinois (1973).
Admitted to practice in Missouri (1973), Illinois (1974), and Colorado (1977); U. S. District Court, Western District of Missouri (1973); U. S. District Court, District of Colorado (1977); U. S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit (1986); U. S. Supreme Court (1989); Colorado Bar Association’s Small Firm Practice Section and Real Estate Practice Section (1992-2004). 
Civic Activities and Associations
District 11 Commissioner, Colorado Department of Transportation (2003-2004). Member and former president of the Limon Rotary Club; Conduct charitable auctions for Boy Scouts, Limon School District, Miss Colorado Pageant, and Rotary Club; Member, Lincoln County 4-H Livestock Program and Lincoln Lodge No. 146, A.F. & A.M. 
Janice Davidson • Daniel Taubman • James Casebolt • John Daniel Dailey • John Webb • Dennis Graham • Russell Carparelli • Alan Loeb • Robert Hawthorne • Gilbert Roman • David Furman • Steve Bernard • Diana Terry • Jerry N. Jones • Nancy Lichtenstein • David Richman • Richard Gabriel • Gale Miller • Laurie Booras • Terry Fox • Stephanie Erin Dunn • Anthony Navarro •
|Former||Jose Marquez • Sandra Rothenberg • Arthur Roy • JoAnn Vogt • Robert M. Russel • Sean Connelly •|