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Name Saldana, Diana
City Carrizo Springs
State TX
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race Latino
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1971 in Carrizo Springs, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1971 in Carrizo Springs, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by George P. Kazen. Confirmed by the Senate on February 7, 2011, and received commission on February 9, 2011.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2006-2011

Education:
University of Texas, B.A., 1993
University of Texas, B.A., 1994
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1997

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. George P. Kazen, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1997-1998
Staff attorney, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1998
Trial attorney, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1998-1999
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 2000-2001
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Texas, 2001-2006

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, July 14, 2010; no Senate vote


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