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Kenneth Marra

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Kenneth Marra
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #17
Station:   West Palm Beach, FL
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   9/13/2002 - Present
Preceded by:   114 Stat. 2762
Personal History
Born:   1951
Hometown:   Queens, NY
Undergraduate:   Stonybrook SUNY, B.A., 1973
Law School:   Stetson U. Law, J.D., 1977
Kenneth A. Marra is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He joined the Court in 2002 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Prior to appointment, Marra was a Circuit Court Judge of the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Queens, New York, Marra graduated from State University of New York (SUNY) at Stonybrook with his bachelor's degree in 1973 and received a Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law in 1977.[1]

Professional career

Marra was a Staff Attorney in the United States Department of Justice from 1977 to 1980. Marra was a private practice attorney in Washington, D.C. from 1980 to 1983 and then in the State of Florida from 1984 to 1996. Marra served as the Circuit Court Judge of the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida from 1996 to 2002.[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of Florida

Marra was nominated to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida by President George W. Bush on January 23, 2002 to a new judgeship created by 114 Stat. 2762, which was approved by Congress. Marra was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 9, 2002 on a Senate vote and received commission on September 13, 2002.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Southern District of Florida
2002–Current
Seat #17
Succeeded by:
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