Robert B. Kugler
|Robert Byron Kugler|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey|
December 4, 2002
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Joseph E. Irenas|
|Born||Robert Byron Kugler
1950 (age 66–67)
Camden, New Jersey
|Education||Syracuse University B.A.
Rutgers School of Law–Camden J.D.
Robert Byron Kugler (born 1950) is a United States District Court of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Education and career
Born in Camden, New Jersey, Kugler received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University in 1975 and a Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law–Camden in Camden in 1978. He was a law clerk for Judge John F. Gerry of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey from 1978 to 1979. He was an Assistant Prosecutor, Camden County Prosecutor's Office, New Jersey from 1979 to 1981. He was a Deputy attorney general of Division of Criminal Justice, New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety from 1981 to 1982. He was in private practice in New Jersey from 1982 to 1992.
District court service
Kugler was a United States Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey from 1992 to 2002. He was nominated by President George W. Bush on August 1, 2002, to a seat on the District Court vacated by Joseph E. Irenas. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 14, 2002, and received his commission on December 4, 2002.
Kugler is the son of George F. Kugler, Jr., who served as New Jersey Attorney General from 1970 to 1974. His brother Pete Kugler played ten seasons in the National Football League for the San Francisco 49ers.
- "George Kugler Jr., former N.J. attorney general". Newsday. 2004-08-05. Retrieved 2009-11-29.
Kugler is survived by his wife; two sisters; a stepbrother; and four sons. One son, Peter D. Kugler, of Littleton, Colo., played professional football for several years, including in three Super Bowls with the San Francisco 49ers. Another son, Robert Kugler, is a federal judge who was confirmed by the Senate in 2002.
- Robert B. Kugler at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Joseph E. Irenas
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey