Judith C. Herrera

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Judith Claire Herrera
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
Assumed office
June 13, 2004
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by James Aubrey Parker
Personal details
Born 1954 (age 62–63)
Chicago, Illinois
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[edit]

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[edit]

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.

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
James Aubrey Parker
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
2004–present
Incumbent