Press Release

Rep. Cuellar Releases Statement on Confirmation of John A. Kazen to Serve on U.S. District Court for Southern District of Texas

Washington | Tony Wen, Press Secretary (202-856-8750), January 9, 2024

Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, Ph.D. released the following statement after John A. Kazen’s successful confirmation by the Senate to serve as a federal judge for the Laredo Division of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Kazen was confirmed by a bipartisan vote of 83-14.

“I congratulate Judge Kazen on his overwhelming confirmation by the Senate to serve as a District Judge for the Laredo Division of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. With decades of experience practicing law in Texas, Judge Kazen has shown a commitment to the pursuit of justice and is immensely qualified to serve. I am confident that he will serve Texas and the country well.”

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