Marcia Morales Howard
|Marcia Morales Howard|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida|
February 20, 2007
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Harvey E. Schlesinger|
|Born||1965 (age 51–52)
|Education||Vanderbilt University B.S.
Fredric G. Levin College of Law J.D.
Marcia Morales Howard (born 1965) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Education and career
Howard was born in Jacksonville, Florida. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Vanderbilt University in 1987 and her Juris Doctor with honors from the Fredric G. Levin College of Law at the University of Florida in 1990. At UF Law she was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as the Symposium Editor for the Florida Law Review. Howard was in private practice in Jacksonville from 1990 to 2003 as a civil litigator concentrating in labor and employment law, and was a member of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel. From 2003 to 2007, she served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the Middle District of Florida.
Federal judicial service
On January 9, 2007 she was nominated by President George W. Bush to serve as a judge on the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Her nomination was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 15 and she was commissioned as a judge on February 20, 2007.
Harvey E. Schlesinger
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida