Stewart C. Robinson
Deputy Director, Office of International Affairs, Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., J.D., University of Texas, Austin
B.A., University of Texas at Austin; J.D., University of Texas School of Law. Professor Robinson is Deputy Director of the Office of International Affairs, United...Continue Reading
B.A., University of Texas at Austin; J.D., University of Texas School of Law. Professor Robinson is Deputy Director of the Office of International Affairs, United States Department of Justice. The Office of International Affairs (OIA) is the point of contact for all U.S. interaction with countries around the world in matters relating to the extradition of international fugitives, and acts as the Central Authority for the United States in requests to obtain information and evidence in criminal investigations and prosecutions pursuant to U.S. Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties. He is Director of the International and National Security Coordinators’ Program of the Department of Justice, providing direct liaison and with each of the 93 United States Attorneys Offices around the country on international and national security issues, and is responsible for establishing and maintaining foreign operational posts for the Department through placement of Department of Justice Attaches at U.S. embassies around the world. Prior to joining OIA, Professor Robinson was an Assistant United States Attorney, Assistant District Attorney and was engaged in the private practice of law. He has handled and supervised thousands of criminal matters, and has presented over 300 criminal cases to juries. From 1987 - 2000, Mr. Robinson served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas. He was Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division in Dallas, Texas, Chief of Fraud and Public Corruption Prosecution, and was directly responsible for the investigation and prosecution of complex criminal cases involving bank fraud, health care fraud, insurance fraud, tax evasion, terrorism, money laundering, murder, arson, mail and wire fraud, narcotics trafficking (including OCDETF cases), organized crime, bank robbery, kidnapping, bribery, official corruption, extortion, firearms offenses and other crimes. From 1983 to 1987 he was a partner in the law firm of Barklow, Robinson, Prospere and Byrne in Dallas, Texas. During this time he defended individuals accused of crimes, and served as Chair of the Criminal Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association. From 1973 to 1983, Professor Robinson was an Assistant District Attorney for Dallas County, Texas, holding the positions of Misdemeanor Prosecutor, Felony Prosecutor, and Chief Felony Prosecutor for Dallas County. Throughout his career, Professor Robinson has been involved in teaching and training attorneys and law enforcement personnel. From 1997 to 1998, he served as Assistant Director responsible for criminal programming, Office of Legal Education, United States Department of Justice. In 1999, he served as chair of the committee that developed the concept and established the curriculum for “The Role of the Federal Prosecutor” course.