THE HONORABLE KEITH F. GIBLIN
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
The Honorable Keith F. Giblin took the oath of office as United States Magistrate Judge on October 1, 2004. He was reappointed for a second term which he began serving on October 1, 2012. While on the bench, he has conducted numerous mediations in a variety of civil cases. He also has handled a large number of intellectual property cases, including pretrial management, Markman hearings, and trials. He has been a panelist and presenter during numerous legal seminars and has spoken on topics including federal practice, criminal law, and patent litigation. Judge Giblin received a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Lamar University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law. While on the bench, he also attended the University of Houston's professional LLM program, earning an LLM in Intellectual Property Law. Prior to becoming a United States Magistrate Judge, Keith Giblin was a prosecutor with the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas for twelve years. He also was in private practice for two years, handling civil litigation matters.