Esther Salas

Personal

Birthday: 
1968
Birthplace: 
Los Angeles, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Eugene J. Codey, Jr., Superior Court of New Jersey, 1994-1995
Private practice, Plainfield, New Jersey, 1995-1997
Assistant federal public defender, District of New Jersey, 1997-2006

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, December 1, 2010; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Rutgers University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1991
Name of School - Second: 

Rutgers School of Law-Newark

Our law professors are prominent scholars and experts in established and emerging areas of law who challenge and inspire students in an intense yet supportive environment. Our students come to us from around the world, bringing wide-ranging backgrounds and perspectives that enrich discourse in the classroom and throughout the law school community. Our graduates serve with distinction as members of the bench and bar, and generously provide support and resources to current students.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1994

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Court Name: 

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/14/2011
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2006-2011

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