Micaela Alvarez

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Micaela Alvarez
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
Personal details
Born 1958 (age 58–59)
Donna, Texas
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[edit]

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[edit]

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.

Other service[edit]

Alvarez also served on the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans.

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
David Hittner
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
2004–present
Incumbent