Wade Brorby

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Wade Brorby
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Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Title:   Senior Judge
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   2/17/1988 - 5/25/2001
Senior:   5/25/2001 - Present
Preceded by:   James Barrett
Personal History
Hometown:   NE
Undergraduate:   University of Wyoming '56
Law School:   University of Wyoming Law '58

Wade Brorby is a Federal Appeals judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He joined the court in 1988 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. He is serving on senior status.

Early life and education

A native of Nebraska, Brorby graduated from the University of Wyoming with his bachelor's degree in 1956 and later graduated from Wyoming Law with his juris doctorate degree in 1958. Brorby also served in the U.S. Air Force from 1958 to 1961.[1]

Professional career

Brorby served his entire pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney licensed in the State of Wyoming from 1961 to 1988. He also served as a county and prosecuting attorney for Campbell County from 1963 to 1970.[1]

Judicial career

On the recommendation of the Wyoming Congressional Delegation, Brorby was nominated to the Tenth Circuit by President Ronald Reagan on August 7, 1987 to a seat vacated by James E. Barrett. Brorby was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on February 16, 1988 on a senate vote and received commission on February 17, 1988. Brorby assumed senior status on May 25, 2001.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by:
James E. Barrett
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:
Terrence O'Brien