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For Immediate Release

President Obama Names Marina Marmolejo to the United States District Court

WASHINGTON-Today, President Obama nominated Marina Garcia Marmolejo to a  District Court Judgeship. 

“I am proud to nominate Marina Marmolejo to serve on the United States District Court, said President Obama.  “I am confident she will serve on the federal bench with distinction.” 

Marina Garcia Marmolejo:  Nominee for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Marina Garcia Marmolejo is a partner in the firm of Reid Davis, which she joined in 2009.  She previously helped open the San Antonio Office of Thompson & Knight, where she was Of Counsel from 2007 to 2009.  Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Marmolejo was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of Texas, a position she held from 1999 until 2007. She began her legal career as an Assistant Federal Public Defender, in the Western District of Texas from 1996 to 1998, and then in the Southern District of Texas from 1998 to 1999.  Ms. Marmolejo received her J.D. in 1996 from St. Mary’s University School of Law, her M.A. in 1996 from St. Mary’s University Graduate School, and her B.A. in 1992 from the University of the Incarnate Word.