United States Magistrate Judge Diana Song Quiroga was appointed by the United States District Court for the SouthernDistrict of Texas on December 20, 2011, to a seat vacated by the appointment of then United States Magistrate Judge Diana Saldaña to a district judge position. Judge Song Quiroga's appointment becomes effective January 4, 2012. She will serve in the Laredo Division of the Southern District of Texas.
Harvard Law School, J.D., 2001
University of California at Berkeley, B.A. Political Economy, 1998, Summa Cum Laude
Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of Texas, Laredo Division, 2005 - 2011
Assistant Attorney General, State of Texas, 2005
Director of Legal Assistance to Micro-enterprises Project, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, 2002 - 2004
Law Clerk to United States District Judge Keith P. Ellison, 2001 - 2002