Maya Guerra Gamble Biography – Maya Guerra Gamble Wiki
Maya Guerra Gamble is a judge of the 459Th District Court serving Travis County. She was elected by Travis County voters to the 459th District Court for a four-year term in 2018. She has served as the presiding judge of the 459th District Court since January 2019. Maya presides over civil and family-law cases, including business, commercial, administrative, consumer, real estate, divorce, child-custody and Child Protective Services cases.
Prior to being elected Judge of the 459th District Court, Maya was a full-time trial lawyer, residing and working in Austin, her hometown, and practicing law in the district courts of Travis County. She ran a solo practice specializing in Child Protective Services, devoting herself to helping the most defenseless and needy among us, making her well qualified for Travis County’s 459th District Court.
Maya was of counsel at O’Connell & Soifer, LLP, where she focused on whistleblower cases, including one that resulted in a settlement of over $100 million for fraudulent behavior by a large hospital chain. After law school, Maya clerked for the honorable Judge Cudahy on the 7th Circuit. She was also hired into the Honors Program at the Department of Justice where she joined the Commercial Litigation Section and pursued cases that recouped money from companies and individuals that defrauded the United States.
Maya has served on the Austin Bar Association Board of Directors as Chair of the Equity Committee since 2020. In that role, Judge Guerra Gamble helped create the Inaugural Equity Summit which took place virtually with over 350 attendees in May 2021.
Maya has given her time and talent on numerous committees and boards, working to improve the lives of families involved in Child Protective Services as well as to improve the overall quality of the legal practice in the family and civil courts of Travis County and throughout Texas. Maya has also conducted continuing-legal-education presentations for local and statewide organizations, including the State Bar of Texas. In her personal life, Maya volunteers extensively as Cub Master for Pack 9 and as a Committee Member for Troop 9.
She has received several awards; The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s Law Enforcement Award in 2003, Texas Attorney General’s Merit Award in August 2002, U.S. Attorney General’s Award for Exceptional Service in June 2000, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Office of Inspector General’s Cooperative Achievement Award in September 2000 and the President’s Council on Integrity & Efficiency’s Award for Excellence in September 2000, according to her website. She received both her B.A. and J.D. degrees from Yale University.
Maya Guerra Gamble Husband
Is Judge Maya Guerra Gamble married? She and her husband, Chris Gamble, have been married for over 15 years. They have two children, Gus and Abe.
Maya Guerra Gamble Salary
As a District Judge, Maya takes home 158,000.00; 140,000.00 in annual state salary and 18,000.00 in county supplement.
Maya Guerra Gamble Net Worth
Maya’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Maya Guerra Gamble Ethnicity
She is of Latino ethnicity.
She is of American nationality.