Alia Moses

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Alia Moses
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
Assumed office
November 15, 2002
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Harry Lee Hudspeth
Personal details
Born (1962-01-06) January 6, 1962 (age 55)
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),[1] 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[edit]

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.

Legal career[edit]

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[edit]

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.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Harry Lee Hudspeth
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
2002–present
Incumbent