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Rodriguez, Fernando, Jr.

Born 1969 in Harlingen, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on September 7, 2017, to a seat vacated by Gregg Jeffrey Costa. Confirmed by the Senate on June 5, 2018, and received commission on June 12, 2018.

Yale University, B.A., 1991
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1997

Professional Career:

Teacher, Teach for America, Scarborough Elementary, Houston, Texas, 1991-1994
Briefing attorney, Hon. Nathan L. Hecht, Supreme Court of Texas, 1997-1998
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1998-2009
Field office director, International Justice Mission, 2010-2018; Bolivia, 2010-2013; Dominican Republic, 2013-2018