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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Active:||2/20/2007 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Harvey Schlesinger|
|Undergraduate:||Vanderbilt U., B.A., 1987|
|Law School:||University of Florida Law, B.A., 1990|
Marcia Morales Howard is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. She joined the court in 2007 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Prior to appointment, Howard was a private practice attorney in Florida.
Early life and education
A native of Florida, Howard graduated from Vanderbilt University with her bachelor's degree in 1987 and later graduated from the University of Florida College of Law with her juris doctorate degree in 1990.
Middle District of Florida
On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Mel Martinez, Howard was nominated by George W. Bush on January 9, 2007 to a seat vacated by Harvey Schlesinger as Schlesinger assumed senior status. Howard was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on February 15, 2007 on a Senate vote and received commission on February 20, 2007.
- Judge Howard's Federal Judicial Center Biography
- Judge Howard's page at the Middle District of Florida Site
- Courthouse News Service, "Judge ends 33-year ban on Medicare data release," June 6, 2013
|Federal judicial offices|
|Middle District of Florida
Chief Judge: Anne Conway • Elizabeth Kovachevich • Steven Merryday • James Whittemore • John Steele • Tim Corrigan • Virginia Covington • Marcia Howard • Mary Scriven • Sheri Chappell • Charlene Honeywell • Roy Bale Dalton, Jr. • Carlos E. Mendoza • Brian J. Davis • Paul G. Byron
Patricia Fawsett • George Young • Howell Melton • William Castagna • John Moore • William Hodges • George Sharp • Harvey Schlesinger • Susan Bucklew • Henry Adams • Richard Lazzara • John Antoon • James S. Moody • Gregory Presnell •
|Magistrate judges||Thomas G. Wilson • Thomas McCoun, III • David A. Baker • Elizabeth Jenkins • Mark Pizzo • Karla Spaulding • Doug Frazier • Greg Kelley • James Klindt • Monte Richardson • Thomas B. Smith • Anthony E. Porcelli • Joel Toomey • Philip Lammens • Carol Mirando • Patricia D. Barksdale •|
|Former Article III judges|
|Former Chief judges|