Friday, October 01, 2021

Linda Lopez nominated in S.D.Cal.

 Wahooo! Really happy to post this one.

Miamian Linda Lopez, who is now a Magistrate Judge in San Diego and was an assistant federal defender before that, has been nominated to the district court in S.D. Cal.  From the White House:

Linda Lopez: Nominee for the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
Judge Linda Lopez has served as a Magistrate Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California since 2018. From 2007 to 2018, Judge Lopez worked as a federal public defender in San Diego. From 2003 to 2007, Judge Lopez worked as a criminal defense attorney in Miami as a solo practitioner, where she served on the Criminal Justice Act Panel and represented indigent defendants in federal court on a court-appointed basis. Judge Lopez began her career as a criminal defense attorney in private practice from 1999 to 2003. Judge Lopez received her J.D., magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, from the University of Miami School of Law in 1999 and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Florida International University in 1996. She also received her A.S. in 1994 and her A.A. in 1992, both from Miami Dade Community College.

San Diego Superior Judge Jinsook Ohta, left, and U.S. Magistrate Judge Linda Lopez have been nominated by President Joe Biden for district judge seats for the Southern District of California.
(Courtesy of U.S. Courts and San Diego Superior Court)


Anonymous said...

That's great for Judge Lopez. Meanwhile here no US attorney, no judges and Dem appointed judges waiting for the senate to change hands before they take senior. Because, Florida.

Paul Petruzzi said...

This IS great news. So happy for Linda.

Bob Becerra said...

Well deserved. Very nice person, and a good criminal defense lawyer.