Restrepo, Luis Felipe
- Born 1959 in Medellin, Colombia
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 4, 2013, to a seat vacated by Anita Blumstein Brody. Confirmed by the Senate on June 17, 2013, and received commission on June 19, 2013. Service terminated on January 13, 2016, due to appointment to another judicial position.
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 7, 2015, to a seat vacated by Anthony Joseph Scirica. Confirmed by the Senate on January 11, 2016, and received commission on January 13, 2016.
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2006-2013
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1981
Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1986
Law clerk, ACLU National Prison Project, Washington, D.C., 1986-1987
Assistant defender, Defender Association of Philadelphia [Pennsylvania], 1987-1990
Assistant federal public defender, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1990-1993
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1993-2006
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, November 27, 2012; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, November 12, 2014; no Senate vote