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Kane, Yvette

Born 1953 in Donaldsonville, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by William J. Clinton on June 4, 1998, to a seat vacated by Edwin M. Kosik. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1998, and received commission on October 22, 1998. Served as chief judge, 2006-2013. Assumed senior status on October 11, 2018.

Nicholls State University, B.A., 1973
Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:

Trial attorney, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1977-1978
Assistant attorney general, State of Colorado, 1978-1980
Deputy district attorney, Denver, Colorado, 1980-1986
Deputy attorney general, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1986-1991
Chief counsel, Independent Regulatory Review Commission, 1991-1992
Private practice, Pennsylvania, 1993-1995
Secretary of state, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1995-1998