Judge Barbara Lagoa

Judge Barbara Lagoa

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

ABA Rating: Well Qualified

Nominated by President Donald Trump

Confirmed 80-15 on October 15, 2019

  • Florida International University B.A., 1989
  • Columbia Law School J.D., 1992
  • Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1992-2002
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Florida, 2003-2006
  • Judge, Florida District Court of Appeal, Third District, 2006-2019
    • chief judge, 2019
  • Justice, Florida Supreme Court, 2019

Democrats who opposed her confirmation:

Bennet (D-CO), Brown (D-OH), Cantwell (D-WA), Cortez Masto (D-NV), Gillibrand (D-NY), Hirono (D-HI), Markey (D-MA), Merkley (D-OR), Murray (D-WA), Rosen (D-NV), Schatz (D-HI), Schumer (D-NY), Stabenow (D-MI), Van Hollen (D-MD), Wyden (D-OR)