History of the Federal Judiciary

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Garcia, Orlando Luis
Born 1952 in Jim Wells County, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Nominated by William J. Clinton on November 19, 1993, to a seat vacated by Emilio M. Garza. Confirmed by the Senate on March 10, 1994, and received commission on March 11, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2016-present.

University of Texas, B.A., 1975
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Private practice, San Antonio, Texas, 1978-1990
State representative, Texas, 1983-1991
Justice, Fourth Court of Appeals of Texas, 1991-1992


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