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Martinez, William Joseph
Born 1954 in Mexico City, Mexico

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Nominated by Barack Obama on February 24, 2010, to a seat vacated by Edward W. Nottingham. Confirmed by the Senate on December 21, 2010, and received commission on December 21, 2010.

University of Illinois, B.A., B.Sc., 1977
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:
Staff attorney, Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago [Illinois], 1980-1987
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1988-1992, 1997-2010
Regional attorney, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Denver, Colorado, 1992-1996

Given name at birth: Jose Guillermo Martinez Escalante


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