Ramona V. Manglona

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Ramona V. Manglona
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands
Title:   Chief Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Barack Obama
Active:   2011-Present
Past post:   Superior Court for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Past term:   2003-2011
Personal History
Undergraduate:   UC Berkeley, 1990
Law School:   University of New Mexico Law, 1996

Ramona V. Manglona is a federal judge serving a ten-year term for the United States District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands. She joined the court in 2011 after being nominated by Barack Obama. Previously, Manglona was an associate judge on the Superior Court for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and had held the position since 2004.[1]

Early life and education

Manglona received a B.S. from U.C. Berkeley in 1990 and a J.D. degree from University of New Mexico School of Law in 1996.[2]

Professional career

Federal court nomination

Nomination Tracker
 Candidate:Ramona V. Manglona
 Court:United States District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands
 Progress:Confirmed 181 days after nomination.
ApprovedANominated:1/26/2011
ApprovedAABA Rating:Unanimously Qualified
ApprovedAHearing:3/16/2011
ApprovedAHearing Transcript:Hearing Transcript
ApprovedAReported:4/7/2011 
ApprovedAConfirmed:7/26/2011
 Vote:

Manglona was nominated to the United States District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands on January 26, 2011, by President Barack Obama to fill the seat vacated by Judge Alex Munson. In the press release Obama stated, “Throughout their careers, these distinguished men and women have demonstrated a steadfast commitment to public service. I am confident they will serve the American people with distinction from the District Court bench.”[2]

She was rated Unanimously Qualified by the American Bar Association.[3] She had a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 16, 2011, and you can find her Hearing Transcript here. She was moved out of committee on April 7, 2011.[4]

She was confirmed to the position on July 26, 2011, by a Senate voice vote.[4]

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