Kenneth Marra

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Kenneth A. Marra
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Assumed office
August 1, 2017
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
In office
September 13, 2002 – August 1, 2017
Appointed byGeorge W. Bush
Preceded bySeat established by 114 Stat. 2762
Succeeded byvacant
Personal details
Born
Kenneth A. Marra

(1951-03-01) March 1, 1951 (age 68)
Queens, New York
EducationStony Brook University (B.A.)
Stetson University College of Law (J.D.)

Kenneth A. Marra (born March 1, 1951) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Education and career[edit]

Marra was born in 1951 in Queens, New York. He graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1973 and from Stetson University College of Law with a Juris Doctor in 1977.

Marra served as an attorney in the United States Department of Justice from 1977 to 1980. He went into private practice in Washington, D.C. from 1980 to 1983 and in Florida from 1984 to 1996. Marra served as a judge of the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit from 1996 to 2002.

District court service[edit]

President George W. Bush nominated Marra to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida on January 23, 2002, to a new seat created by 114 Stat. 2762. Marra was confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 82-0 on September 9, 2002.[1] He received commission on September 13, 2002. He assumed senior status on August 1, 2017.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "On the Nomination PN1320: Kenneth A. Marra, of Florida, to ... -- Senate Vote #211 -- Sep 9, 2002".

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 114 Stat. 2762
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
2002–2017
Vacant