Judith C. Herrera
|Judith Claire Herrera|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico|
June 13, 2004
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||James Aubrey Parker|
|Born||1954 (age 62–63)
|Education||University of New Mexico B.A.
Georgetown University Law Center J.D.
Judith Claire Herrera (born 1954) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.
Education and career
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Herrera received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Mexico in 1976 and a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center in 1979. She was an assistant district attorney in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from 1979 to 1980, and was then in private practice in Santa Fe until 2004. She was a member of the Santa Fe City Council from 1981 to 1986.
Federal judicial service
On September 23, 2003, Herrera was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico vacated by James Aubrey Parker. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 3, 2004, and received her commission on June 13, 2004.
- Judith C. Herrera at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
James Aubrey Parker
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico