Robin Cauthron

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Robin Cauthron
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #7
Station:   Oklahoma City, OK
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   3/25/1991 - Present
Chief:   2001 - 2008
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Past post:   Western District of Oklahoma, Magistrate Judge
Past term:   1986 - 1991
Personal History
Born:   1950
Hometown:   Edmond, OK
Undergraduate:   University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1970
Law School:   University of Oklahoma Law, J.D., 1977
Grad. School:   Central State U., Oklahoma, M.Ed., 1974
Robin J. Cauthron is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. She joined the court in 1991 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. Prior to appointment, Cauthron was a magistrate judge for the district.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Edmond, Oklahoma, Cauthron graduated from the University of Oklahoma with her bachelor's degree in 1970 and her Juris Doctor degree in 1977. Cauthron also earned a Master's degree in 1974 from Oklahoma Central State University.[1]

Professional career

Cauthron was a law clerk for the Honorable Ralph Thompson in the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma from 1977 to 1981. In 1981, Cauthron was Staff Attorney for Legal Services of Eastern Oklahoma, Inc., until 1982. Cauthron was a private practice attorney in the State of Oklahoma until 1983, before being appointed by the Oklahoma Judicial Nominating Commission to serve as Special District Court Judge for Oklahoma's 17th Judicial District from 1983 to 1986.[1]

Judicial career

Western District of Oklahoma, Magistrate

Cauthron was a Federal Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma from 1986 to 1991.[1]

Western District of Oklahoma

On the recommendation of Senator Don Nickles, Cauthron was nominated to the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma by President George H.W. Bush on February 7, 1991, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089, which was approved by Congress. Cauthron was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 21, 1991 on a Senate vote and received commission on March 25, 1991.[2] Cauthron served as chief judge of the court from 2001-2008.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Western District of Oklahoma
1991–Current
Seat #7
Succeeded by:
NA