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Quiñones Alejandro, Nitza Ileana

Born 1951 in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 4, 2013, to a seat vacated by Richard Barclay Surrick. Confirmed by the Senate on June 13, 2013, and received commission on June 19, 2013.

University of Puerto Rico, School of Business Administration, B.B.A., 1972
University of Puerto Rico School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:

Staff attorney, Community Legal Services, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1975-1977
Attorney advisor, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1977-1979
Staff attorney, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1979-1991
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1991
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania], 1991-2013

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, November 27, 2012; no Senate vote