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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Active:||07/22/2008 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Edward Korman|
|Past post:||Eastern District of New York, Magistrate judge|
|Past term:||2004 - 2008|
|Home State:||Raleigh, NC|
|Bachelors:||U. of California at Berkeley, B.A., 1976|
|Law School:||Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1981|
Kiyo Matsumoto is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. She joined the court in 2008 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.
Early life and education
Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, Matsumoto graduated from the University of California Berkley with her Bachelor's degree in 1976 and later from Georgetown University Law Center with a Juris Doctor degree in 1981.
Matsumoto was a private practice attorney in Washington State from 1981 to 1983 before joining the U.S. Attorney's Office as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York from 1983 to 2004. Matsumoto served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York University School of Law from 1998 to 2004.
Eastern District of New York
In 2008, Matsumoto was nominated to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York by President George W. Bush on March 11, 2008 to a seat vacated by Edward Korman as Korman assumed senior status. Matsumoto was confirmed by the Senate on July 17, 2008 on a majority vote and received commission on July 22, 2008. 
- List of active judges on the Eastern District of New York's website
- The Robing Room- Rate Judge Matsumoto
|Federal judicial offices|
|Eastern District of New York
Chief Judge: Carol Amon • Joseph Bianco • Brian Cogan • Sandra Feuerstein • Nicholas Garaufis • John Gleeson • Dora Irizarry • Kiyo Matsumoto • Roslynn Mauskopf • Joanna Seybert • Sandra Townes • Eric Vitaliano • William Kuntz • Margo Brodie • Pamela Ki Mai Chen
|Magistrate judges||Steven Gold • Joan Azrack • Lois Bloom • E. Thomas Boyle • Marilyn Go • Robert Levy • Arlene Lindsay • Roanne Mann • James Orenstein • Viktor Pohorelsky • Cheryl Pollak • Ramon Reyes, Jr. • A. Kathleen Tomlinson • William Wall • Vera Scanlon •|
|Former Article III judges||
Charles Sifton • David Trager • Frank Altimari • Charles Linnaeus Benedict • Joseph McLaughlin • Reena Raggi • George Pratt • Asa Wentworth Tenney • Edward Beers Thomas • Thomas Chatfield • Van Vechten Veeder • Edwin Louis Garvin • Marcus Beach Campbell • Robert Alexander Inch • Grover Moscowitz • Mortimer Byers • Clarence Galston • Matthew Abruzzo • John Bartels • Frederic Block • Henry Bramwell • Walter Bruchhausen • Mark Costantino • John Dooling • Orrin Judd • Harold Kennedy • Jacob Mishler • Edward Neaher • Eugene Nickerson • Leo Rayfiel • George Rosling • Anthony Travia • Joseph Zavatt •
|Former Chief judges|