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Judge Carolyn King

Judge Carolyn King, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Carolyn Dineen King is a Circuit Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Following her graduation from Smith College and Yale Law School, Judge King practiced law in Houston, principally with Fulbright & Jaworski (now Norton Rose Fulbright), focusing primarily on corporate and federal securities matters.  In 1979, she was appointed by President Jimmy Carter to the Fifth Circuit.  Judge King was the Chief Judge of the Fifth Circuit from January 1999 through January 2006.  She chaired the Executive Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States (which governs the federal court system) from 2002-2005.  Judge King is married to fellow Circuit Judge Thomas M. Reavley.


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