JUDGE ROBERT E. BACHARACH NOMINATED TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE TENTH CIRCUIT

Posted by Melanie Jester on 01/27/2012

On January 23, 2012, President Barack Obama nominated Robert E. Bacharach, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, for a position on the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Judge Bacharach is a past president of the Oklahoma City Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and has been prolific in the advancement of the Chapter's mission and goals.  One of his most notable achievements is the establishment of the Holloway Lecture Series, in honor of Judge William J. Holloway, Jr., Senior Judge for the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Judge Bacharach is a former law clerk to Judge Holloway, serving during Judge Holloway's tenure as Chief Judge for the Tenth Circuit.

Judge Bacharach is also actively engaged with the national chapter of the FBA.  He is the recipient of the FBA's Earl W. Kintner Award for Distinguished Service and the Special President's Award.  He currently serves the FBA as a Vice President of the Tenth Circuit.  He also serves as Chair of the FBA's Activity Fund Committee. 

Judge Bacharach has been a United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma since 1999.  Prior to becoming a magistrate judge, he was in private practice with Crowe & Dunlevy in Oklahoma City.