History of the Federal Judiciary

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Moreno, Federico A.
Born 1952 in Caracas, Venezuela

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on June 5, 1990, to a seat vacated by Alcee L. Hastings. Confirmed by the Senate on July 13, 1990, and received commission on July 16, 1990. Served as chief judge, 2007-2014.

University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1974
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1978-1979
Assistant federal public defender, Southern District of Florida, 1979-1981
Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1982-1986
Judge, Dade County [Florida] Court, 1986-1987
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 1987-1990

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, March 10, 1992; no Senate vote


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