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William Randolph Robie


  • Robie, William Randolph was born on September 15, 1944 in Baltimore. Son of Fred Smith and Mary Louise (Kent) Robie.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Northwestern University, 1966. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1969.


    • Associate Hubachek, Kelly, Rauch & Kirby, Chicago, 1969—1970. Commissioned officer United States Army Judge Advocate General Corps, 1970—1974, advanced grades captain, with research, 1974—1981. Assistant general counsel Office Consumer Affairs, Department of Health, 1974—1975.

      Associate director legal education institute Civil Service Commission, 1975—1978, counsel associate attorney general attorney personnel, 1978—1979, deputy associate attorney general, 1979—1981. Associate deputy attorney general United States Department Justice, 1981. Director Office Attorney Personnel Management, Office Deputy Attorney General, United States Department Justice, Washington, 1981—1983.

      Chief immigration judge Executive Office Immigration Review, United States Department Justice, Falls Church, Virginia, since 1983. Instructor chairman advisory board Paralegal Studies Project, University Maryland, since 1976. Liaison member Administrative Conference United States, first administrative judge government member, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1969, District of Columbia 1975, United States Court Military Appeals 1971, United States Supreme Court 1973.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member of Prettyman-Leventhal American Inn Court (founding master, executive committee since 1991), Federal Bar Building Corporation Inc., Shuter's Hill Owners' Association (founding president 1984-1985, board directors 1984-1985, since 1988, president since 1988), Federal Bar Building Corporation Inc. (vice president, board directors since 1991), District of Columbia Bar, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Judge Advocates Association (director since 1975, chairman field organization committee 1981-1985, Second vice president 1986-1987, 1st vice president 1987-1988, president 1988-1989), Federal Bar Association (chairman council federal lawyer 1978-1982, deputy section coordinator convention 1982-1983, chairman continuing education board 1983-1984, national deputy secretary 1984-1985, national secretary 1985-1986, national Second vice president 1986-1987, national 1st vice president 1987-1988, national president elect 1988-1989, national president 1989-1990, immediate past national president 1990-1991, chairman facilities committee since 1990, chairman long range planning committee since 1991, delegate American Bar Association house delegations since 1991), American Bar Association (chairman standing committee legal assistance military personnel 1976-1979, chairman special committee delivery legal services 1979-1982, chairman standing committee lawyers responsibility client protection 1987-1990, chairman standing committee legal assistants 1990-1991, member since 1991), National Lawyers., Phi Alpha Delta (president Melville W. Fuller chapter 1968-1969), Psi Upsilon (international president 1984-1990, director since 1969, international secretary 1979-1984, 1979-1984).


    • father: Fred Smith Robie
    • mother: Mary Louise (Kent) Robie
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    Born September 15, 1944
    (age 73)