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Cauthron, Robin J.

Born 1950 in Edmond, OK

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on February 7, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on March 21, 1991, and received commission on March 25, 1991. Served as chief judge, 2001-2008. Assumed senior status on July 14, 2015.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1986-1991

University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1970
Central State University (now University of Central Oklahoma), M.Ed., 1974
University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Ralph G. Thompson, U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma, 1977-1981
Staff attorney, Legal Services of Eastern Oklahoma, Inc., Hugo, Oklahoma, 1981-1982
Private practice, Idabel, Oklahoma, 1982-1983
Special judge, Oklahoma District Court, Seventeenth Judicial District, 1983-1986
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2009-2012