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Garcia Marmolejo, Marina

Born 1971 in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Samuel B. Kent. Confirmed by the Senate on October 3, 2011, and received commission on October 4, 2011.

University of the Incarnate Word, B.A., 1992
St. Mary`s University, Texas, M.A., 1996
St. Mary`s University School of Law, Texas, 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

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, July 28, 2010; no Senate vote