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Kazen, George P.

Born 1940 in Laredo, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on March 7, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on May 10, 1979, and received commission on May 11, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1996-2003. Assumed senior status on May 31, 2009. Service terminated on March 9, 2018, due to retirement.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 2003-2010

University of Texas, B.B.A., 1960
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1961

Professional Career:

Briefing attorney, Supreme Court of Texas, 1961-1962
U.S. Air Force captain and judge advocate, 1962-1965
Private practice, Laredo, Texas, 1965-1979
Adjunct professor of law, St. Mary's University Law School, 1990-