Judge I Knew, The
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Baker, Douglas E.
FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|For nearly sixty-four years Judge Richard E. Robinson was a major figure in the Omaha legal community, as a lawyer, judge, mentor, and teacher. It was my great privilege to have been his law clerk for the last year and a half of that time. Those eighteen months changed my life, both professionally and personally.|I don't believe there could be a better introduction to the law than to work closely with one who had been a part of it since well before my contemporaries and I had been born. To talk with the Judge was to gain a sense of perspective, to see the profession as it is today against the background of what it had been. The Judge, after all, had been out of law school since 1927 - long enough to have practiced with the fathers of some of the grey-headed lawyers who later appeared before him...
25 Creighton L. Rev. 9 (1991-1992)
Creighton University School of Law