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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York|
|Appointed by:||Barack Obama|
|Preceded by:||Allyne Ross|
|Hometown:||St. John`s, Antigua|
|Undergraduate:||St. Francis College, B.A., 1988|
|Law School:||U. of Pennsylvania Law, J.D., 1991|
Federal judgeship nomination
Margo Brodie was nominated by Obama to the Eastern District of New York on June 7. She was nominated to the spot left vacant by Judge Allyne Ross's retirement. Obama said of the nomination, "Throughout their careers these individuals have shown a dedication to justice. I am proud to nominate them to serve the American people from the district court bench.”
She was rated Majority Qualified, Minority Well Qualified by the ABA. She had a hearing before the Senate Judiciary committee on September 7, 2011 and you can find her Committee Questionnaire Available Here and her Questions for the Record Available Here.
On February 27, 2012 the United States Senate confirmed Margo Brodie to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York with a vote of 86-2.
Early life and education
Born in St. John`s, Antigua, Brodie earned her B.A. from St. Francis College in 1988. She went on to attend the University of Pennsylvania School of Law to earn her J.D. three years later. 
After law school, Brodie served as the Assistant corporation counsel for the New York City Law Department for 3 years. She then entered private practice in New York City from 1994-1999. She joined the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York in 1999 and served until her confirmation to the federal courts. 
- White House Press Release "President Obama Nominates Four to the United States District Court," June 7, 2011
- Official FJC Bio of Judge Brodie
|Federal judicial offices|
|Eastern District of New York
|Vacancy Count by Congress|
|Vacancy Count by Year||Federal Vacancy Warning System: 2009 • Federal Vacancy Warning System: 2010 • Federal Vacancy Warning System: 2011 • Federal Vacancy Warning System: 2012|