Marco A. Hernandez

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Marco A. Hernandez
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Oregon
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Appointed by:   Barack Obama
Active:   2/9/2011 - Present
Preceded by:   Garr King
Personal History
Born:   1957
Home state:   Arizona
Undergraduate:   Western Oregon State College, B.A., 1983
Law School:   U. of Washington School of Law, J.D., 1986

Marco A. Hernandez is a judge on the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. He was nominated to the court by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate on February 7, 2011. Prior to joining the federal court, he was a judge on the Washington County Circuit Court in Oregon.[1]

Early life and education

Hernandez received his B.A. from Western Oregon State University in 1983 and his J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law in 1986.[2]

Professional career

After graduating from law school, Hernandez worked with Oregon Legal Services on behalf of farm workers. In 1989, he became a Deputy District Attorney in Washington County, OR. In 1994, he became a judge on the Washington County Circuit Court. [2]

Judicial career

District of Oregon

Nomination Tracker
 Candidate:Marco A. Hernandez
 Court:District of Oregon
 Progress:Confirmed 208 days after nomination.
ApprovedAABA Rating:Qualified

On July 14, 2010, President Obama nominated Hernandez to the United States District Court for the District of Oregon.[3][2] Hernandez was nominated to fill the seat vacated by Garr King.[4]

Hernandez received a unanimous rating of "Qualified" from the American Bar Association. He had a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on November 17, 2010 and you can find his Hearing Transcript here.[5] He was moved out of committee and to the full Senate on a voice vote on December 8, 2010.[6]

Hernandez's nomination was returned to the President at the end of the 111th Congress. President Obama resubmitted the nomination on January 5, 2011 and Hernandez was confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 95-0 on February 7, 2011.[7]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Garr King
District of Oregon
Seat #4
Succeeded by:
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