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Olvera, Jose Rolando, Jr.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 7, 2015, to a seat vacated by Hilda G. Tagle. Confirmed by the Senate on May 21, 2015, and received commission on August 4, 2015.
Harvard University, B.A., 1985
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1989
Private practice, McAllen, Texas, 1990-1993
Private practice, Brownsville, Texas, 1994-2000, 2003-2004, 2007-2008
Judge, Texas District Court, Three Hundred and Fifty-Seventh Judicial District, 2001-2002
Judge, Texas District Court, One Hundred and Thirty-Eighth Judicial District, 2005-2006
Judge, Brownsville [Texas] Municipal Court, 2007-2008
Judge, Texas District Court, Four Hundred and Forty-Fifth Judicial District, 2009-2015
Presiding judge, Fifth Administrative Judicial Region of Texas, 2011-2015
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, September 18, 2014; no Senate vote