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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of New Jersey|
|Appointed by:||Barack Obama|
|Active:||6/14/2011 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Katharine Hayden|
|Past post:||District of New Jersey, Magistrate Judge|
|Past term:||11/3/2006 - 6/14/2011|
|Home State:||Los Angeles, CA|
|Undergraduate:||Rutgers University '91|
|Law School:||Rutgers University Law '94|
Esther Salas is a federal judge for the District of New Jersey. She joined the court in 2011 after an appointment from Barack Obama. Prior to appointment, she served as a federal magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. She was appointed to this position on November 3, 2006.
Early life and education
Esther Salas began her career as a clerk for New Jersey Superior Court Judge Eugene Codey. Salas was an associate at Garces & Grabler PC from 1995 to 1997. From 1997 to 2006 Salas worked as an Assistant Public Defender for the District of New Jersey. 
District of New Jersey
On December 1, 2010 Salas was nominated by Barack Obama to fill the seat on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey vacated by Katharine Hayden.  President Obama had this to say about the nominations made on December 1, 2010, "These outstanding candidates have shown an unwavering commitment to justice throughout their careers. They all have long and distinguished records of service, and I am pleased to nominate them to continue serving the American people on the District Court bench." 
Salas was rated Unanimously Well Qualified by the American Bar Association. She had a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 2, 2011 and you can find her Committee Questionnaire available here and her Questions for the Record available here.
District of New Jersey, Magistrate
From November 3, 2006 until her elevation to an Article III post, Salas served as a magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
- List of judges at the Newark office of the District of New Jersey
- The Robing Room- Rate Judge Salas
- Hon. Esther Salas's profile on Zoominfo.com
- The Hispanic Bar Association, "The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey Congratulates the Honorable Esther Salas...", October 8, 2009
- Judge Esther Salas Biography from Federal Judicial Center.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Judge Esther Salas Biography from Federal Judicial Center
- ↑ The Third Branch, "Judicial Milestones", December 2006
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Hon. Esther Salas profile
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 White House Press Release "President Obama Names Seven to United States District Court", December 1, 2010
- ↑ White House Press Release "Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate", December 1, 2010
- ↑ Congress Nomination Materials
- ↑ 112th Congress Confirmations
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