Judge Marian Gaston

On October 14, 2022, President Joe Biden nominated Marian Gaston to serve as a United States District Judge for the Southern District of California to the seat vacated by Judge William Hayes who took senior status on August 1, 2021. She currently serves as a San Diego County Superior Court judge. If confirmed, Judge Gaston would bring 20 years of experience as a public defender to the federal bench.