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Armijo, M. Christina

Born 1951 in Las Vegas, NM

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a new seat authorized by 114 Stat. 2762. Confirmed by the Senate on November 6, 2001, and received commission on November 12, 2001. Served as chief judge, 2012-2018. Assumed senior status on February 7, 2018.

University of New Mexico, B.A., 1972
University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:

Staff attorney, Sandoval County [New Mexico] Legal Services, 1976-1978
Private practice, New Mexico, 1978-1996
Judge, New Mexico Court of Appeals, 1996-2001

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, August 2, 2001; no Senate vote