Obama Taps Magistrate Judge For Texas Federal Bench

Law360, New York (September 15, 2011, 4:32 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated a Texas magistrate judge and former public defender for a federal judgeship in the Western District of Texas.

U.S. Magistrate Judge David C. Guaderrama is expected to replace U.S. District Judge David Briones, who assumed senior status in February 2009.

Judge Guaderrama has been a magistrate judge in Texas' western district since October 2010, prior to which he served as a judge in the 243rd District Court of Texas in El Paso. Before he moved to the bench, Judge Guaderrama...
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