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Catharina Haynes

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Catharina Haynes
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   04/18/2008 -Present
Preceded by:   Harold DeMoss
Personal History
Born:   1963
Home state:   Florida
Undergraduate:   Florida Institue of Technology, 1983
Law School:   Emory University School of Law, 1986

Catharina Haynes (b.1963) is a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She joined the court in 2008 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in Melbourne, Florida, Haynes graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology with her bachelor's degree in 1983 and later from Emory Law with her Juris Doctor degree in 1986.[1]

Professional career

Haynes was a private practice attorney in Texas from 1986 to 1998. Haynes also served as a district court judge for the 191st District Court of Texas from 1999 to 2006.[1]

Federal judicial career

On the recommendation of Texas U.S. Senators Kay Bailey Hutchinson and John Cornyn, Haynes was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit by President George W. Bush on July 17, 2007 to a seat vacated by Harold DeMoss as DeMoss assumed senior status. Haynes was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 10, 2008 on a Senate vote and received commission on April 18, 2008.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Harold DeMoss
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:

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