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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