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Stoll, Kara Farnandez

Born 1968 in Wilmington, DE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 7, 2015, to a seat vacated by Randall Ray Rader. Confirmed by the Senate on July 7, 2015, and received commission on July 8, 2015.

Education:
Michigan State University, B.S.E.E., 1991
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1997

Professional Career:

Patent examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, Virginia, 1991-1997
Law clerk, Hon. Alvin A. Schall, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1997-1998
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1998-2015

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, November 12, 2014; no Senate vote

Miscellaneous Information:

Given name at birth: Kara Ann Farnandez