History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
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. 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

 

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