Jose Linares

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Jose Linares
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #10
Station:   Newark, NJ
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   12/03/2002 - Present
Preceded by:   Alfred Lechner
Past post:   Essex County Superior Court, Judge
Past term:   2000 - 2002
Personal History
Born:   1953
Hometown:   Havana, Cuba
Undergraduate:   Jersey City State U., B.A., 1975
Law School:   Temple Law, J.D., 1978



Jose Linares is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He joined the court in 2002 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

A born Cuban turned American citizen, Linares graduated from Jersey City State University with his bachelor's Degeee in 1975 and later graduated from Temple Law School in Philadelphia with his Juris Doctorate degree in 1978.[1]

Professional career

Linares first became a supervising attorney in the New York City Department of Investigation from 1978 to 1980 before moving to New Jersey to became a private practice attorney licensed in the State of New Jersey from 1980 to 2000. In 2000, Linares became a Superior Court Judge in the Essex County Superior Court from 2000 to 2002.

Judicial career

District of New Jersey

Linares was nominated by President George W. Bush on August 1, 2002 to a seat vacated by Alfred Lechner as Lechner assumed senior status. Linares was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 14, 2002 on a majority voice vote and received commission on December 3, 2002[2].

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Alfred Lechner
District of New Jersey
2002–Current
Seat #10
Succeeded by:
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