Charles Kahn

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Charles Kahn
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
Title:   Magistrate Judge
Station:   Pensacola, FL
Service:
Active:   03/04/2011 - Present
Personal History
Born:   September 14, 1951
Hometown:   San Antonio, TX
Undergraduate:   Vanderbilt U., 1973
Law School:   University of Florida, J.D., 1977

Charles J. Kahn, Jr. is a federal magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida. He was appointed to this position on March 04, 2011[1] Prior to his appointment, he served as a judge on the Florida First District Court of Appeal. He stepped down from the bench in February 2011 to accept a position as a magistrate judge.[2]

Federal magistrate nomination

In February 2011, Kahn was nominated to serve as a federal magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida. He succeeds Gordon M. Davis.[3]

Education

Charles Kahn was born on September 14, 1951 in San Antonio, TX. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1973 and went on to receive his law degree from the University of Florida in 1977. He is currently married with two children.[4]

Career

Charles Kahn began his career in 1977 as an assistant state attorney on the 12th Florida Judicial Circuit. The next year, he worked as an Assistant Public Defender for the 2nd Florida Judicial Circuit. In 1978 and 1979, he worked for the Florida Department of Transportation as a litigation attorney. After this, he worked as a private practice attorney in Pensacola until his appointment to the Court of Appeal in 1991.[4]

2010 election

Kahn was retained on November 2, 2010 with 53.06% of voters in favor.[5][6]

Main article: Florida judicial elections, 2010

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