Philip Ray Martinez
|Philip Ray Martinez|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas|
February 12, 2002
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Seat established by 114 Stat. 2762|
|Born||Philip Ray Martinez
1957 (age 59–60)
El Paso, Texas
|Education||University of Texas at El Paso B.A.
Harvard Law School J.D.
Philip Ray Martinez (born 1957) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas.
Education and career
Born in El Paso, Texas, Martinez received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at El Paso in 1979 and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School in 1982. He was in private practice in El Paso from 1982 to 1990. He was a judge on the County Court at Law #1, El Paso County from 1991 to 1994, and on the 327th Judicial District Court, Texas from 1991 to 2002.
District court service
On October 9, 2001, Martinez was nominated by President George W. Bush to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas created by 114 Stat. 2762. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 5, 2002, and received his commission on February 12, 2002.
- Philip Ray Martinez at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Seat established by 114 Stat. 2762
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas