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Morales, David Steven

Born 1968 in Edinburg, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by Janis Graham Jack. Confirmed by the Senate on April 10, 2019, and received commission on April 25, 2019.

St. Edward`s University, B.B.A., 1990
St. Mary`s University School of Law, Texas, J.D., 1994

Professional Career:

Office of the Attorney General, State of Texas, 1994-2011
     Law clerk, General Litigation Division, 1994
     Assistant attorney general, General Litigation Division, 1994-2004
     Associate deputy attorney general for litigation and chief ethics officer, 2004-2007
     Deputy attorney general for civil litigation, 2007-2010
     Deputy first assistant attorney general, 2010-2011
General counsel, Office of the Governor, State of Texas, 2011-2014
Deputy general counsel, University of Texas System Board of Regents, 2014-2016
Private practice, Austin, Texas, 2016-2019

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, April 12, 2018; no Senate vote