Judge Robert L. Echols

Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by George Bush on October 22, 1991, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089; Confirmed by the Senate on March 13, 1992, and received commission on March 18, 1992. Served as chief judge, 1998-2005.

Rhodes College, B.A., 1962
University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1964

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1966
Law clerk, Hon. Marion S. Boyd, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee, 1965-1966
Legislative assistant, Congressman Dan Kuykendall, U.S. House of Representatives, 1967-1969
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1969-1992
Night commissioner, Davidson County, Tennessee, 1974-1975

Race or Ethnicity: White

Gender: Male