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Judge Marina Garcia Marmolejo appointed United States District Judge, Laredo Division

United States District Judge Marina Garcia Marmolejo was nominated by President Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Samuel B. Kent. She was confirmed by the Senate on October 3, 2011, and received her commission on October 4, 2011. Judge Garcia Marmolejo was administered the oath of office on October 5, 2011, and will serve in the Laredo Division of the Southern District of Texas.  

Education:
University of the Incarnate Word, B.A., 1992
St. Mary`s University, M.A., 1996
St. Mary`s University School of Law, J.D., 1996

Professional Career:
Assistant federal public defender, Western District of Texas, 1996-1998
Assistant federal public defender, Southern District of Texas, 1998-1999
Private practice, Laredo, Texas, 1999
Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Texas, 1999-2007
Private practice, San Antonio, Texas, 2007-2009
Private practice, Austin, Texas, 2009-2011