Fernando J. Gaitan Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1948
Birthplace: 
Kansas City, KS
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Attorney, Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, 1974-1980
Judge, Circuit Court of Missouri, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, 1980-1986
Judge, Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, 1986-1991

Education

Name of School: 
Pittsburg State University, Kansas
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1970
Name of School - Second: 

University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law

William P. Borland, Edward D. Ellison and Elmer N. Powell founded the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 1895 as the Kansas City School of Law. The Law School continues to build and equip quality attorneys who take pride in practicing their profession all over the world.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1974

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Court Name: 

Missouri Western District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/2/1991
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/3/2014
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