Sue Lewis Robinson

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Sue Lewis Robinson
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware
In office
February 3, 2017 – July 14, 2017
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware
In office
2000–2007
Preceded by Joseph James Farnan Jr.
Succeeded by Gregory M. Sleet
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware
In office
November 18, 1991 – February 3, 2017
Appointed by George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Jane Richards Roth
Personal details
Born 1952 (age 65–66)
Mount Carmel, Illinois
Education University of Delaware (B.A.)
University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D.)

Sue Lewis Robinson (born 1952) is a former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Mount Carmel, Illinois, Robinson received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Delaware in 1974 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1978. She was in private practice in Wilmington, Delaware from 1978 to 1983. She was an Assistant United States Attorney of the District of Delaware from 1983 to 1988.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

Robinson was a United States Magistrate Judge of the District of Delaware from 1988 to 1991. On October 1, 1991, Robinson was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Delaware vacated by Judge Jane Richards Roth. Robinson was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 15, 1991, and received her commission on November 18, 1991. She served as Chief Judge from 2000 to 2007. She assumed senior status on February 3, 2017.[1] She retired from active service on July 14, 2017.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Jane Richards Roth
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware
1991–2017
Vacant
Preceded by
Joseph James Farnan Jr.
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware
2000–2007
Succeeded by
Gregory M. Sleet