The Honorable Patricia D. Barksdale
United States Magistrate Judge
Patricia Barksdale started her job as a United States Magistrate Judge on November 1, 2013. She received her B.A. and J.D. from the University of Florida. She began her legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Emmett R. Cox, United States Circuit Judge, and later served as a law clerk for the Honorable Timothy J. Corrigan, United States District Judge, an associate at McGuire Woods, in-house counsel for CSX Transportation, and as an Assistant United States Attorney, Middle District of Florida. She is the past Chairman of the Florida Bar's Federal Court Practice Committee and the past President of the Jacksonville Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
The hyperlink below is a list of investments, of which the judge is aware, owned by family members or by her, which are subject to reporting on her annual Financial Disclosure Report, or which could constitute a financial interest that might necessitate recusal. This information is provided so that participants in this case will be able to advise the Court if there is any actual or apparent conflict of interest in the assignment of a case to this Judge. This information is not to be used for any other purpose. Attention is directed to the Ethics Reform Act of 1989, published in Title 5 of the United States Code Annotated, Appendix 4, Sections 101-112, for information concerning the procedure for obtaining copies of the Financial Disclosure Report.