The Hon. Robert L. Pitman is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. He was appointed by President Obama and assumed office in December 2014. Prior to his appointment, he served as the United States Attorney for the Western District of Texas, where he had also served as a United States Magistrate Judge. Judge Pitman is a Fort Worth native, a graduate of Fort Worth Country Day School and a graduate of The University of Texas School of Law. He holds a Master of Studies degree in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford. He also has served as an adjunct professor at the UT School of Law.