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Gelpi, Gustavo Antonio, Jr.

Born 1965 in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
Nominated by George W. Bush on April 24, 2006, to a seat vacated by Hector M. Laffitte. Confirmed by the Senate on July 20, 2006, and received commission on August 1, 2006. Served as chief judge, 2018-present.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, 2001-2006

Education:
Brandeis University, B.A., 1987
Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 1991

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Juan M. Perez-Gimenez, U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico, 1991-1993
Assistant federal public defender, District of Puerto Rico, 1993-1997
Assistant to the attorney general, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 1997
Deputy attorney general for the office of legal counsel, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 1997-1999
Solicitor general, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 1999-2000
Special litigation counsel, McConnell Valdes, 2001