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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of Nebraska|
|Appointed by:||Richard Nixon|
|Active:||4/24/1970 - 12/31/1990|
|Chief:||1972 - 1986|
|Senior:||12/31/1990 - 4/25/2014|
|Preceded by:||Robert Van Pelt|
|Succeeded by:||Richard Kopf|
|Undergraduate:||Nebraska Wesleyan U., A.B., 1950|
|Law School:||University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1953|
|Military service:||U.S. Army 1944 - 1946|
Warren Urbom was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska. He joined the court in 1970 after being nominated by President Richard Nixon. Urbom retired from the court on April 25, 2014, the exact day he became a judge 44 years ago.
Early life and education
A native of Nebraska, Urbom graduated from Nebraska-Wesyelan in 1950 with his bachelor's degree and from the University of Michigan Law School with his law degree in 1953. Urbom enlisted and served in the US Army from 1954 to 1956.
Urbom spent his pre-judicial legal career in private practice in the State of Nebraska, from 1953 to 1970. Urbom also served as a Adjunct (part-time) instructor for the University of Nebraska College of Law from 1979 through 1990.
District of Nebraska
On the recommendation of Senators Roman Hurska and Carl Curtis, Urbom was nominated by President Richard Nixon on March 11, 1970, to a seat vacated by Robert Van Pelt as Van Pelt went on senior status. Urbom was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 23, 1970 and received commission on April 24, 1970. Urbom served as the chief judge of the District of Nebraska from 1972 to 1986 before assuming senior status on December 31, 1990. He retired from the court in April 2014.
- Federal Judicial Center
- Reuters, "Nebraska judge dismisses states' suit over contraception mandate," Julyy 17, 2012
|Federal judicial offices|
Robert Van Pelt
|District of Nebraska
|Magistrate judges||Thomas Thalken • F.A. Gossett III • Cheryl Renae Zwart •|
|Former Article III judges||
Warren Urbom • William Cambridge • Arlen Beam • Elmer Scipio Dundy • William Douglas McHugh • William Henry Munger • Thomas Charles Munger • Joseph William Woodrough • James Donohoe • Thomas Shanahan • John Delehant • Robert Denney • Richard Dier • Albert Schatz • Robert Van Pelt • Richard Robinson •
|Former Chief judges|