Cindy K. Jorgenson

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Cindy Kelly Jorgenson
Cindy K. Jorgenson District Judge.jpg
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona
Assumed office
April 6, 2018
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona
In office
March 6, 2002 – April 6, 2018
Appointed byGeorge W. Bush
Preceded bySeat established by 113 Stat. 1501
Succeeded byvacant
Personal details
Born1953 (age 64–65)
Fort Ord, California
EducationUniversity of Arizona (B.S.)
University of Arizona College of Law (J.D.)

Cindy Kelly Jorgenson (born 1953) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Fort Ord, California, Jorgenson received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Arizona in 1974 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1977.

Legal career[edit]

Following law school graduation, Jorgenson was a deputy county attorney in the Pima County, Arizona, County Attorney's Office from 1977 to 1986. She was then an Assistant United States Attorney of the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Arizona from 1986 to 1996. She was a judge on the Pima County Superior Court from 1996 to 2002.

Federal judicial career[edit]

On September 10, 2001, Jorgenson was nominated by President George W. Bush to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of Arizona created by 113 Stat. 1501. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 26, 2002, and received her commission on March 6, 2002. She assumed senior status on April 6, 2018.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 113 Stat. 1501
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona
2002–2018
Vacant