Robert Bacharach

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Robert Bacharach
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
Title:   Magistrate judge
Personal History
Born:   Clarksdale, MI
Undergraduate:   University of Oklahoma
Law School:   Washington University at St. Louis in 1985
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Confirmation:   Appointed 1/23/2012, Awaiting Hearing



Robert E. Bacharach is a federal magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. He was appointed to this position on March 29, 1999.[1] He was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit by Barack Obama on January 23, 2012.

Federal judicial nomination

On January 23, 2012 President Barack Obama nominated Bacharach to serve on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit to fill the seat vacated by Robert Henry.[2] Obama commented on the nomination, stating, "I am proud to nominate these outstanding candidates to serve on the United States Court of Appeals. I am confident Judge Robert E. Bacharach and William J. Kayatta will serve the American people with integrity and distinction."[3]

Education

Judge Bacharach received his bachelor's degree in history from the University of Oklahoma. He went on to earn a law degree from Washington University at St. Louis in 1985.[4]

Career

Judge Bacharach began his career in 1985 as a law clerk to Judge William Holloway of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. In 1987, he joined the Oklahoma City law firm Crowe & Dunlevy, where he was named a shareholder and director in 1995. He worked in this capacity until his judicial appointment in 1999.[4]

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