Judge David Campos Guaderrama, J.D. ’79, Nominated to U.S. District Court

Author: Susan Good


President Obama has nominated Judge David Campos Guaderrama to serve on the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas.

“Throughout his career, Judge David Campos Guaderrama has displayed exceptional integrity and an unwavering commitment to justice,” President Obama said on September 15. “He will be an esteemed addition to the federal bench for the people of Texas. I am grateful for his dedication to public service.”

Judge Guaderrama has been a United States magistrate judge in the Western District of Texas since October 2010. From 1995 to 2010, Judge Guaderrama served as a District Judge for the 243rd District Court of Texas in El Paso. Prior to serving as a judge, Judge Guaderrama spent seven years working as El Paso County’s first Chief Public Defender, from 1987 to 1994. He began his legal career in 1979 as a sole practitioner and from 1980 to 1986 was a partner with the firm of Guaderrama and Guaderrama. Judge Guaderrama received his J.D. in 1979 from the University of Notre Dame Law School and his B.A. in 1975 from New Mexico State University.