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Daniel Dominguez

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Daniel Dominguez
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Current Court Information:
District of Puerto Rico
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #5
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   9/29/1994-7/31/2011
Senior:   7/31/2011-Present
Preceded by:   Gilberto Gierbolini-Ortiz
Succeeded by:   Pedro A. Delgado Hernández
Personal History
Born:   1945
Hometown:   San Juan, PR
Undergraduate:   Boston University 1967
Law School:   Puerto Rico University Law, 1970
Military service:   U.S. Army Reserve, 1967
Daniel Dominguez is a federal judge serving on senior status for the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico. He joined the court in 1994 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. At the time of his appointment, he was a private practice attorney in Puerto Rico. He transitioned to senior status on July 31, 2011.[1][2]

Early life and education

Dominguez graduated from Boston University with his bachelor's degree in 1967 and later graduated from Puerto Rico Law with his Bachelor of Laws degree in 1970.[2]

Military service

Dominguez also served in the U.S. Army Reserve in 1967.[2]

Professional career

Dominguez spent his legal career in private practice in Puerto Rico from 1970 to 1994.[2]

Judicial career

District of Puerto Rico

On the recommendation of the Puerto Rican at-large Congressional delegation, Dominguez was nominated by President Bill Clinton on June 21, 1994, to a seat vacated by Judge Gilberto Gierbolini-Ortiz as Gierbolini-Ortiz assumed senior status. Dominguez was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 28, 1994, on majority voice vote and received commission on September 29, 1994.[3] He transitioned to senior status on July 31, 2011.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Gilberto Gierbolini-Ortiz
District of Puerto Rico
Seat #5
Succeeded by:
Pedro A. Delgado Hernández