Carolyn Dineen King

Hon. Carolyn Dineen King
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Address: 515 Rusk Avenue, Room 11020
Houston, TX 77002-2694
Phone: (713) 250-5750
Web site:

Position Bar Admissions Education
Current Employment Position(s):

Appointed 1979 by President Carter
Bar Admissions:
District of Columbia, 1962
Texas, 1963
Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut, 1962
LL.B., Bachelor of Law

Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1959
A.B., Bachelor of Arts

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

United Way of Texas Gulf Coast

United Way of Texas Gulf Coast
Member, Executive Committee

United Way of Texas Gulf Coast, 1979 - 1985

University of St. Thomas, 1994 - Present
Chairman of the Board

American Law Institute, 1991 - Present
Member of Council

The American Law Institute
Adviser, Restatement of the Law Third-Torts: Products Liability

American Law Institute
Adviser, Transnational Insolvency Project

Past Employment Positions:
Sullivan, Bailey, King, Randall & Sabom, Houston, Partner, 1978 - 1979

Childs, Fortenbach, Beck & Guyton, Houston, Partner, 1972 - 1978

Fulbright & Jaworski, Houston, Associate, 1962 - 1972

Chief Judge, 1999 - 2006

Private Practice, Houston, Texas, 1962 - 1979

Phi Beta Kappa
Birth Information:
1938, Syracuse, New York, United States of America

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