|Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit|
Assumed office |
May 25, 2001
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit|
February 17, 1988 – May 25, 2001
|Appointed by||Ronald Reagan|
|Preceded by||James Emmett Barrett|
|Succeeded by||Terrence L. O'Brien|
1934 (age 83–84)
University of Wyoming (B.S.)|
University of Wyoming College of Law (J.D.)
Wade Brorby (born 1934) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Education and career
Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Brorby received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wyoming in 1956 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 1958. He was in the United States Air Force from 1958 to 1961. He was in private practice in Gillette, Wyoming from 1961 to 1988, serving as a county and prosecuting attorney of Campbell County, Wyoming from 1963 to 1970.
Federal judicial service
On August 7, 1987, Brorby was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit vacated by Judge James Emmett Barrett. Brorby was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 16, 1988, and received his commission on February 17, 1988. He assumed senior status on May 25, 2001.
- "Brorby, Wade - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.
- Wade Brorby at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
James Emmett Barrett
| Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Terrence L. O'Brien