James E. Kinkeade

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James E. Kinkeade
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Assumed office
November 15, 2002
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Elton Joe Kendall
Personal details
Born James E. Kinkeade
1951 (age 65–66)
Denton, Texas
Education Baylor University B.A.
Baylor Law School J.D.
University of Virginia School of Law LL.M.

James E. Kinkeade (born 1951) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Denton, Texas, Kinkeade received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University in 1973, a Juris Doctor from Baylor Law School in 1974, and a Master of Laws from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1998. He was a law clerk, private practice, Texas from 1974 to 1975. He was in private practice in Texas from 1975 to 1980. He was an Associate municipal judge, City of Irving, Texas from 1976 to 1980. He was a judge on the Dallas County Criminal Court No. 10, Texas in 1981. He was a judge on the Texas 194th District Court from 1981 to 1988. He is an Adjunct professor, Texas Wesleyan School of Law from 1981 to present. Judge Kinkeade is also the Jurist in Residence at Baylor University School of Law. He was a Justice, Fifth District Court of Appeals, Texas from 1988 to 2002.

District court service[edit]

Kinkeade is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Kinkeade was nominated by President George W. Bush on July 18, 2002, to a seat vacated by Elton Joe Kendall. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 14, 2002, and received his commission on November 15, 2002.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Elton Joe Kendall
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
2002–present
Incumbent