Virginia Maria Hernandez Covington

Personal

Birthday: 
1955
Birthplace: 
Tampa, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Trial attorney, Federal Trade Commission, 1980-1981
Assistant state attorney, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1982-1983
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Florida, 1983-2001; Civil Division, 1983-1988; chief, Asset Forfeiture Section, Criminal Division, 1989-2001
Judge, Florida District Court of Appeal, Second District, 2001-2004

Education

Name of School: 
University of Tampa
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1976
Name of School - Second: 
University of Tampa
Degree - Second: 
M.B.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1977
Name of School - Third: 

Georgetown University Law Center

The Law Center provides a world of opportunities. We offer more courses and more seminars on domestic and international topics than any other law school in the country. Our program in clinical education, ranked among the best in the nation, offers a wide range of legal assistance to needy members of our community - including domestic abuse and child cases, political asylum cases, and environmental justice. Our location puts us within walking distance of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Department of Justice.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1980

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Court Name: 

Florida Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
9/10/2004
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