Robert E. Cowen

Title: District Court
Appointed by: Ronald Reagan
Judicial Tenure: 1985 - 1987

Born: 1930
Birth Place: Newark, NJ

Other Federal Judicial Service

  • U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1978-1985

Professional Career

  • Law clerk, Hon. Walter Conklin, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1958-1959
  • Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1959-1969
  • Assistant prosecutor, Essex County, New Jersey, 1969-1970
  • Deputy attorney general, State of New Jersey, 1970-1973
  • Director, Division of Ethics and Professional Services, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Trenton, New Jersey, 1973-1978


  • Drake University, B.S., 1952
  • Rutgers School of Law -- Newark, LL.B., 1958

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