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Kinkeade, James E.

Born 1951 in Denton, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Nominated by George W. Bush on July 18, 2002, to a seat vacated by Joe Kendall. Confirmed by the Senate on November 14, 2002, and received commission on November 15, 2002.

Baylor University, B.A., 1973
Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1974
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1998

Professional Career:

Law clerk in private practice, Texas, 1974-1975
Private practice, Texas, 1975-1980
Associate judge, Irving [Texas] Municipal Court, 1976-1980
Judge, Dallas County [Texas] Criminal Court Number Ten, 1981
Judge, Dallas County [Texas] One Hundred and Ninety-Fourth District Court, 1981-1988
Adjunct professor, Texas Wesleyan School of Law, 1981-2002
Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals of Texas, 1988-2002