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Name Olvera, Jose Rolando Jr.
City Brownsville
State TX
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : State
Race Latino
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Olvera, Jose Rolando Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Olvera, Jose Rolando Jr.
Born 1963 in Houston, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, 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.

Education:
Harvard University, B.A., 1985
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1989

Professional Career:
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


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