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U.S. Marshal Nominees - 113th Congress

Robert L. Hobbs to be United States Marshal, Eastern District of Texas

Robert L. Hobbs is a Supervisory Assistant United States Attorney with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas, currently serving as the Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division and as the attorney in charge of the Beaumont and Lufkin Divisions of the office. He joined the office in 1999. Previously, he served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Jefferson County (Texas) District Attorney’s Office from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Hobbs graduated from the South Texas College of Law in 1996 and received his B.S. from Lamar University in 1987. Between graduating from college and law school, he served as the Commander and Project Director of the Jefferson County Narcotics Task Force from 1992 to 1996; as a Senior Criminal Investigator in the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office from 1984 to 1992; and as a police officer in Corpus Christi and Jefferson County from 1977 to 1984.

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