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Linares, Jose L.

Born 1953 in Havana, Cuba

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the 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. Served as chief judge, 2017-2019. Service terminated on May 16, 2019, due to retirement.

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

Professional Career:

Supervising attorney, New York City Department of Investigation, 1978-1980
Private practice, New Jersey, 1980-2000, 2019-
Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County, 2000-2002