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.

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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