|Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas|
November 15, 2002
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Harry Lee Hudspeth|
January 6, 1962 |
Eagle Pass, Texas
|Education||Texas Woman's University B.B.A.
University of Texas School of Law J.D.
Alia Moses (born January 6, 1962), formerly known as Alia Moses Ludlum, is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas.
Early life and education
Born in Eagle Pass, Texas, Moses graduated in 1983 from Texas Woman's University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting, and in 1986 from the University of Texas School of Law with a Juris Doctor.
Following law school graduation, Moses was an attorney in the Travis County Attorney's Office in Austin, Texas from 1986 to 1990. She was an assistant United States Attorney and chief of the Del Rio office in the Western District of Texas from 1990 to 1997. She worked as a Mediator (part-time) in private practice from 1997 to 2000.
Federal judicial career
Moses began her federal judicial career as a United States Magistrate Judge when she was appointed to a four year part-term in 1997. In 2000, she was promoted to a full-term magistrate judge.
On the recommendation of Texas Senators Phil Gramm and Kay Bailey Hutchison, Moses was nominated by President George W. Bush on July 11, 2002, to the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. Her seat was previously held by Harry Lee Hudspeth, who then went into senior status. Moses was confirmed by the Senate on November 14, 2002, and received her commission the next day. Moses was appointed to the court under the name of Alia Moses Ludlum.
- Alia Moses at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Harry Lee Hudspeth
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas