Roger L. Hunt

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Roger L. Hunt
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Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada
Assumed office
May 26, 2011
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada
In office
2007–2011
Preceded byPhilip Martin Pro
Succeeded byRobert Clive Jones
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada
In office
May 25, 2000 – May 26, 2011
Appointed byBill Clinton
Preceded bySeat established by 113 Stat. 1501
Succeeded byMiranda Du
Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada
In office
1992–2000
Personal details
Born1942 (age 79–80)
Overton, Nevada
Residence(s)Las Vegas Valley, Nevada
EducationBrigham Young University (BA)
George Washington University Law School (JD)

Roger L. Hunt (born 1942) is an inactive Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Overton, Nevada, Hunt received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University in 1966 and a Juris Doctor from the George Washington University Law School in 1970. He was a deputy district attorney at the Clark County District Attorney's Office from 1970 to 1971. He was in private practice in Las Vegas Valley, Nevada from 1971 to 1992.

Federal judicial service[edit]

Hunt serves on the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. Hunt was nominated by President Bill Clinton on March 27, 2000, to a new seat created by 113 Stat. 1501. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 24, 2000, and received his commission the next day. He served as Chief Judge from 2007 to 2011. Prior to his appointment, he had been a United States Magistrate Judge on that court from 1992 to 2000. Hunt took senior status on May 26, 2011. He was succeeded by Miranda Du.

Religion[edit]

Hunt is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He has also served as a stake president.

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 113 Stat. 1501
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada
2000–2011
Succeeded by
Preceded by Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada
2007–2011
Succeeded by