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Robert J. Pigman


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Read Tab Description

Our biography tab offers personal information about candidates drawn from their campaign
websites, social pages and staff research as well as information submitted directly to The Indiana
Citizen.


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Summary

Personal
Full Name : Robert J. Pigman
Gender : Male
Family : Judge Pigman is married to Debra Maurer and they have three children, Jessica, Jared, and Jennifer.
Education :

  • Graduated from Indiana State University of Evansville in 1974, summa cum laude.

  • He graduated from Indiana University of Law Bloomington in 1977 with a Doctor of Jurisprudence, magna cum laude.

    • Awarded the Order of the Coif.



 
Professional Experience :

  • He practiced law in Evansville, Indiana since June 1977.

    • He was admitted to the Indiana Bar, and to practice before the United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 1977.



  • His private practice has consisted of trial work in State and Federal courts, and litigation at the appellate level, including a wide variety of litigation issues.

    •  He was a partner in the law firm of Berger and Berger from January 1, 1994, through December 31, 1998.



  • Judge Pigman was an Adjunct Professor of Political Science, teaching Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice at the University of Southern Indiana from 1996 to 2010.

 
Political Experience :

  • He was a part-time Prosecuting Attorney for Vanderburgh County. Judge Pigman served as the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor from January 1, 1983, through December 31, 1990.

  • Robert J. Pigman is currently a judge for the Superior Court of Vanderburgh County. He was first elected in 1998. Judge Pigman successfully ran for re-election in the general election in November 2016

 
Org Membership :

  • Judge Pigman was a member of the Prosecuting Attorney’s Association 1983-1990;

  • Board of Directors of the Prosecuting Attorney’s Association 1987-1989;

  • Member of the Ethics Committee of Prosecuting Attorney’s Association 1985-1990;

  • Evansville Bar Association,

    • Former member of Brooks Inns of Court Criminal Benchbook Committee of Indiana Judicial Center.