|Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas|
|Assumed office |
December 13, 2004
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||David Hittner|
|Born||1958 (age 60–61)|
|Education||University of Texas (B.S.)|
University of Texas School of Law (J.D.)
Micaela Alvarez (born 1958) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Education and career
Born in Donna, Texas, Alvarez received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas in 1980 and her Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law in 1989. She was in private practice in McAllen, Texas, from 1989–1995, and from 1997 to 2004. She was a presiding judge of the 139th Judicial District Court, Texas from 1995 to 1996.
Federal judicial service
On June 16, 2004, Alvarez was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas vacated by David Hittner. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 20, 2004, and received her commission on December 13, 2004.
Alvarez also served on the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans.
- Micaela Alvarez at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
| Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas