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Cooke, Marcia G.

Born 1954 in Sumter, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Nominated by George W. Bush on November 25, 2003, to a seat vacated by Wilkie D. Ferguson. Confirmed by the Senate on May 18, 2004, and received commission on May 18, 2004.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1984-1992

Georgetown University, B.S.F.S., 1975
Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:

Staff attorney, Neighborhood Legal Services, Detroit, Michigan, 1978-1979
Deputy public defender, Legal Aid and Defender Association, Detroit, Michigan, 1979-1980
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Michigan, 1980-1983
Private practice, Michigan, 1983-1984
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Florida, 1992-1999; executive assistant U.S. attorney, 1992-1994; director of professional development and training, 1992, 1994-1999
Chief inspector general, Executive Office of Gov. Jeb Bush, Florida, 1999-2002
Assistant county attorney, Miami-Dade County, Florida, 2002-2004