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Rossiter, Robert F., Jr.

Born July 16, 1956, at Camp Le Jeune, NC

Federal Judicial Service

Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Nominated by Barack Obama on June 11, 2015, to seat vacated by Joseph F. Bataillon. Confirmed by the Senate on June 27, 2016, by a vote of 90-0, and sworn in July 1, 2016.

Education

Purdue University, B.S., Management, 1978

Creighton University School of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 1981

Professional Career

Judicial Law Clerk, Hon. C. Arlen Beam, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 1982-1983

Creighton University, Adjunct Faculty (1999-2014)

Private practice, Fraser Stryker PC LLO, Omaha, Nebraska, 1983-2016

Memberships

American Bar Association

Nebraska State Bar Association, 1981-present (President-Elect, 2014-2015 (did not assume Presidency)); Executive Council, 2001-2002; 2013-2015; 2016-2017; House of Delegates, Elected Member, 1990-present; Chair, House of Delegates 2001-2002; and served on various other committees.

Omaha Bar Association

The Association of the Bar of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (Charter Member; Member, Board of Directors, 2003-2007)

Creighton University School of Law (Charter Member, Alumni Advisory Board)

Robert M. Spire American Inns of Court

Honors and Awards

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (State Chair) 2012-2014

Fellow, The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Executive Editor, Creighton Law Review (1980-1981)

Alpha Sigma Nu National Jesuit Honor Society