Judge O’Malley was appointed as an immigration judge in April 2009. She received a bachelor of arts degree in 1992 from Boston University and a juris doctorate in 1995 from Suffolk University Law School. From April 2007 to April 2009, Judge O’Malley served as an associate regional counsel with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in Boston. From June 2004 to June 2007, she served as counsel to the Chief Immigration Judge in Falls Church, Va. From May 1998 to June 2004, Judge O’Malley worked at the Office of Immigration Litigation, Civil Division, Washington, DC, as a trial attorney. From October 1996 to May 1998, she worked as an associate general counsel for the Office of the General Counsel, EOIR, in Falls Church, Va. From September 1995 to September 1996, Judge O’Malley worked as a judicial law clerk at the Boston Immigration Court, entering on duty through the Attorney General’s Honors Program. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.