Jose E. Martinez
|Jose E. Martinez|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida|
September 17, 2002
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Edward B. Davis|
|Born||Jose E. Martinez
1941 (age 75–76)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
|Education||University of Miami B.B.A.
University of Miami School of Law J.D.
Jose E. Martinez (born 1941) is an American lawyer and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Early life and education
Martinez was born in 1941 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Miami in 1962 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in 1965.
Martinez served as a law clerk in private practice in 1965. He was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida from 1968 to 1970. Martinez was in private practice in Florida from 1970 to 2002. From 1972 to 1974, he was regional director of the Office for Drug Abuse Law Enforcement of the Department of Justice.
President George W. Bush nominated Martinez to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida on January 23, 2002, to the seat vacated by Edward B. Davis. Confirmed by the Senate on September 13, 2002, he received commission on September 17, 2002.
Martinez was the judge in Sinaltrainal v. Coca-Cola.
- Jose E. Martinez at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Edward B. Davis
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida