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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.

Education:
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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