Juan Ramon Sanchez

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Juan Ramon Sanchez
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Assumed office
June 24, 2004
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Jay Waldman
Personal details
Born Juan Ramon Sanchez
1955 (age 61–62)
Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
Education City College of New York B.A.
University of Pennsylvania Law School J.D.

Juan Ramon Sanchez (born 1955) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, Sanchez received a Bachelor of Arts degree from City College of New York in 1978 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1981. He was a Staff attorney of Legal Aid of Chester County, Pennsylvania, from 1981 to 1983. He was in private practice in West Chester, Pennsylvania, from 1983 to 1984, and was then an attorney for the County of Chester Public Defender's Office from 1984 to 1997. He was a judge on the Court of Common Pleas for Chester County from 1998 to 2004.

Federal judicial service[edit]

On November 25, 2003, Sanchez was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania vacated by Jay Waldman. Sanchez was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 23, 2004, and received his commission on June 24, 2004.

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Jay Waldman
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
2004–present
Incumbent