History of the Federal Judiciary


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Martinez, Jose E.
Born 1941 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 23, 2002, to a seat vacated by Edward B. Davis. Confirmed by the Senate on September 13, 2002, and received commission on September 17, 2002.

Education:
University of Miami, B.B.A., 1962
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1965

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1964-1993; legal officer, 1965-1968
Clerk in private practice, 1965
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Florida, 1968-1970
Private practice, Florida, 1970-2002
Regional director, Office for Drug Abuse Law Enforcement, U.S. Department of Justice, 1972-1974

 

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