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Jay Garcia-Gregory

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Jay Garcia-Gregory
Current Court Information:
District of Puerto Rico
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   7/11/2000 - Present
Preceded by:   Raymond Acosta
Personal History
Born:   September 19, 1944
Hometown:   San Juan, PR
Undergraduate:   Assumption College, A.B., 1966
Law School:   Puerto Rico U. Law, LL.B., 1972
Grad. School:   Madrid U., M.A., 1969
Jay A. Garcia-Gregory is a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico. He joined the court in 2000 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. At the time of appointment, he was a private practice attorney in Puerto Rico.[1]

Early life and education

Garcia-Gregory graduated from Assumption with his bachelor's degree in 1966 and later graduated from Madrid with his Master's degree in 1969. He went on to graduate from Puerto Rico Law with an Bachelor of Laws degree in 1972.[1][2]

Professional career

Garcia-Gregory began his legal career as a law clerk for Federal judges Hiram Cancio and Jose Toledo for the District of Puerto Rico from 1973 to 1974 and also served as a private practice attorney licensed in Puerto Rico from 1974-2000.[1]

Judicial career

District of Puerto Rico

On the recommendation of the Puerto Rican at-large Congressional delegation, Garcia-Gregory was nominated by Bill Clinton on April 5, 2000 to a seat vacated by Raymond Acosta as Acosta assumed senior status. Garcia-Gregory was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 16, 2000 on majority voice vote and received commission on July 11, 2000[3]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Raymond Acosta
District of Puerto Rico
Seat #3
Succeeded by: