History of the Federal Judiciary

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Salas, Esther
Born 1968 in Los Angeles, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Katharine Sweeney Hayden. Confirmed by the Senate on June 14, 2011, and received commission on June 14, 2011.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2006-2011

Rutgers University, B.A., 1991
Rutgers School of Law -- Newark, J.D., 1994

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Eugene J. Codey, Jr., Superior Court of New Jersey, 1994-1995
Private practice, Plainfield, New Jersey, 1995-1997
Assistant federal public defender, District of New Jersey, 1997-2006

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, December 1, 2010; no Senate vote


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