Juan Manuel Perez-Gimenez

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Juan Manuel Perez Gimenez

Juan Manuel Perez-Gimenez (born 1941) is a United States federal judge in senior status.

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Perez-Gimenez received a B.A. from the University of Puerto Rico in 1963, an M.B.A. from George Washington University in 1965, and an LL.B. from the University of Puerto Rico Law School in 1968. He was in private practice San Juan, Puerto Rico from 1968–71, and was then an assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico from 1971-75. He was a U.S. Magistrate Judge on the District of Puerto Rico from 1975-79.

On October 23, 1979, Perez-Gimenez was nominated by President Jimmy Carter to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico created by 92 Stat. 1629. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 5, 1979, and received his commission the following day. He served as chief judge from 1984–91, and assumed senior status on March 28, 2006.

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