Captain Steven Arango is a Judge Advocate in the Marine Corps and serves as a prosecutor at Marine Corps Base Quantico. While serving as a prosecutor in the Marine Corps, he was hand-selected as a Regional Affairs Officer for Latin America. This position was awarded based on Steven’s extensive political-military experience with this region. His love for Latin America comes from his father, who emigrated to the United States from Venezuela.
Prior to his time on active duty, Steven worked for the U.S. House of Representatives, the Department of Defense in the Office of General Counsel, International Affairs, and served as a federal law clerk for U.S. District Judge Fernando Rodriguez, who presides on the Southern Border.
Steven is also a co-founder and board member of Law Clerks for Diversity, a 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on increasing diversity in federal clerkships. He has also published commentary for the Wall Street Journal, SAIS Review for International Affairs, Forbes, and Fox News.
Steven holds a J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law (2019), and a B.S. in Business Administration, with a minor in Spanish, from Newberry College (2016).
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