Kathleen Cardone

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Kathleen Cardone
Judge on United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
Incumbent
Assumed office
July 29, 2003
Nominated by George W. Bush
Preceded by Seat established on November 2, 2002 by 116 Stat. 1758
Personal details
Born 1953 (age 60–61)
Medina, New York
Alma mater Binghamton University
St. Mary's University School of Law

Kathleen Cardone (born 1953) is a district judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. She joined the court in 2003 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Medina, New York, Cardone graduated from Binghamton University with her Bachelor's degree in 1976 and later from the St. Mary's University School of Law where she earned her Juris Doctor degree in 1979.

Legal career[edit]

Cardone started her legal career as a Briefing Attorney for the Honorable Philip A. Schraub, a U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas from 1979 to 1980. She was in private practice in Texas from 1980 to 1990. She was a judge on the Municipal Court for the City of El Paso, Texas from 1983 to 1990. She was an Associate judge for the Family Law Court of Texas from 1990 to 1995. She was a judge on the 383rd Judicial District Court of Texas from 1995 to 1996. Cardone worked as an Attorney/mediator for Texas Arbitration Mediation Services from 1997 to 1999. She was an Instructor (part-time) at El Paso Community College from 1997 to 2003. She was a judge on the 388th Judicial District Court of Texas from 1999 to 2000. She was a Mediator, Texas Arbitration Mediation Services from 2001 to 2003. She was a Visiting judge, State of Texas from 2001 to 2003.

Federal Judicial Career[edit]

In 2003, Cardone was nominated to the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas by President George W. Bush on May 1, 2003, to a new seat created by 116 Stat. 1758. Cardone was confirmed by the Senate on July 28, 2003 on a Senate vote and received her commission the next day.

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