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Name Caldwell, Karen K.
City Frankfort
State KY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Caldwell, Karen K.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Caldwell, Karen K.
Born 1956 in Stanford, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by Henry R. Wilhoit, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on October 23, 2001, and received commission on October 24, 2001. Served as chief judge, 2012-present.

Education:
Transylvania University, B.A., 1977
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:
Field claims representative, State Farm Fire & Casualty, 1980-1987
Adjunct professor, Eastern Kentucky University, 1984-1985, 1987
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1987-1990
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1991-1993
Private practice, Kentucky, 1993-2001
Adjunct professor, Transylvania University, 2000

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, August 2, 2001; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-KY-0001 : Bowling v. Haas
CJ-KY-0003 : Moore v. Rees
EE-KY-0030 : EEOC v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
ID-KY-0002 : U.S. v. Kentucky
JC-KY-0012 : Black v. Franklin County, KY
JC-KY-0015 : Mumphrey v. Shelby County, KY
PB-MI-0004 : DeBoer v. Snyder


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