You are here

Appointment of United States Magistrate Judge Sam S. Sheldon, Laredo Division

United States Magistrate Judge Sam S. Sheldon was appointed by the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, effective September 17, 2018, to a magistrate judge position in the Laredo Division. Judge Sheldon will be sworn in by United States District Judge Diana Saldaña on Monday, September 17, 2018.


University of Southern California, Bachelor of Arts - Political Science, 1992

University of Southern California, Master of Arts - Political Science, 1994

University of Houston Law Center, JD, 1997

Professional Career:

Private Practice, San Diego, California, 1997 - 2007

DOJ, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas, Laredo, Texas, 2007 - 2010

DOJ, U.S. Attorney's Office, Criminal Division, Washington, D.C., 2010 - 2013

Private Practice, Washington, D.C., 2013 - 2018

Click here to view the Appointment Order