History of the Federal Judiciary

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Linares, Jose L.
Born 1953 in Havana, Cuba

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by George W. Bush on August 1, 2002, to a seat vacated by Alfred J. Lechner, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on November 14, 2002, and received commission on December 3, 2002.

Jersey City State College (now Jersey City University), B.A., 1975
Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Supervising attorney, New York City Department of Investigation, 1978-1980
Private practice, New Jersey, 1980-2000
Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County, 2000-2002


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