Lyle Elmer Strom
|Lyle Elmer Strom|
|Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska|
November 2, 1995
|Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska|
|Preceded by||C. Arlen Beam|
|Succeeded by||William G. Cambridge|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska|
October 28, 1985 – November 2, 1995
|Appointed by||Ronald Reagan|
|Preceded by||Albert Gerard Schatz|
|Succeeded by||Joseph F. Bataillon|
|Born||Lyle Elmer Strom
January 6, 1925
|Education||Creighton University B.A.
Creighton University School of Law J.D.
Lyle Elmer Strom (born January 6, 1925) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.
Education and career
Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Strom received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Creighton University in 1950 and a Juris Doctor from Creighton University School of Law in 1953. He was a United States Naval Reserve Ensign during World War II, from 1943 to 1946. He was in private practice in Omaha from 1953 to 1985, also serving as an adjunct professor for the Creighton University School of Law in 1958. He was a clinical professor at the Creighton University School of Law, in the Robert Spire Intern Program, from 1996 through 2005.
Federal judicial service
On September 27, 1985 Strom was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska vacated by Albert Gerard Schatz. Strom was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 25, 1985 and received his commission on October 28, 1985. He served as Chief Judge from 1987 to 1994, assuming senior status on November 2, 1995. On June 6, 2017, Strom announced that he will take inactive senior status in December 2017.
Strom has stated that his "vision for the law is that we restore the professionalism and civility that were its trademarks when [he] was admitted to practice… The Nebraska high school mock trial competition is now named after Strom and is referred to as the Judge Lyle Strom High School Mock Trial Championship.
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- writer, Emerson Clarridge / World-Herald staff. "Federal Judge Lyle Strom to take inactive senior status in December".
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Albert Gerard Schatz
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
Joseph F. Bataillon
C. Arlen Beam
|Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
William G. Cambridge
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