Retired District Judge Norm Robison Dies At Age 78

Posted By on August 10, 2015

Staff Reports

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Las Vegas Sun reports Retired District Judge Norman Robison of Gardnerville died Sunday in the Carson Tahoe Hospital after a short illness. He was 78.

Robison was appointed district judge in Douglas County in February 1982 by Gov. Robert List. He won election twice and retired in 1994, according to the Sun. During his time in office, he helped develop the China Springs Youth Camp. In July 2006, he was commissioned as a senior judge serving in that capacity until June 2015, according to the Nevada Supreme Court.

Chief Justice James W. Hardesty of the Nevada Supreme Court said of Judge Robison, “He was a dedicated, caring, and affable public servant, serving first as a District Judge in Douglas County and then willingly serving anywhere in Nevada that the Supreme Court needed him as a Senior Judge. Judge Robison continued the long history of fair, thoughtful, independent minded rural district court judges. He resolved thousands of cases with dignity and made a major contribution to the Nevada District Judges Association throughout his judicial career. The entire legal community offers its condolences to his family.”

You can read the Sun’s story on him at this link.

 

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