Susan C. Bucklew

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Susan Bucklew
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Assumed office
August 1, 2008
Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
In office
November 24, 1993 – August 1, 2008
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by William J. Castagna
Succeeded by Charlene Honeywell
Personal details
Born 1942 (age 74–75)
Tampa, Florida, U.S.
Alma mater Florida State University
University of South Florida
Stetson University College of Law

Susan C. Bucklew (born 1942) is a Senior United States federal judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Born in Tampa, Florida, Bucklew received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida State University in 1963, her Master of Arts from the University of South Florida in 1968, and her J.D. from the Stetson University College of Law in 1977. She was corporate legal counsel for the Jim Walter Corporation from 1978 to 1982, then served as a county judge in Hillsborough County Court from 1982 to 1986, and as a circuit judge of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida from 1986 to 1993.

President Bill Clinton nominated Bucklew to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida to the seat vacated by William J. Castagna on October 29, 1993. Confirmed by the Senate on November 20, 1993, and received commission four days later. Bucklew assumed senior status on August 1, 2008.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
William J. Castagna
Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
1993–2008
Succeeded by
Charlene Honeywell