Guillermo Iberio Ortiz Mayagoitia

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Guillermo Iberio Ortiz Mayagoitia
President of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation
In office
2 January 2007 – 31 December 2010
Preceded byMariano Azuela Güitrón
Succeeded byJuan N. Silva Meza
Personal details
Born
Guillermo Iberio Ortiz Mayagoitia

(1941-02-10) 10 February 1941 (age 78)
Misantla, Veracruz
Alma materUniversidad Veracruzana
Professionlawyer

Guillermo Iberio Ortiz Mayagoitia (born 10 February 1941) is a Mexican jurist and former Supreme Court Justice. He previously served as the President (Chief Justice) of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation from 2 January 2007 to 31 December 2010.

Ortiz Mayagoitia, a native of Misantla, Veracruz, earned his law degree at the Universidad Veracruzana in Xalapa. He served the judiciary in various positions in Poza Rica and Tuxpan in his home state and as a clerk at the federal Supreme Court. He later held District Judge positions in the state of Oaxaca and the Federal District, and served as a Circuit Judge in Villahermosa, Tabasco, and Veracruz, Veracruz. In 1993 he was appointed to the appeals chamber of the Federal Electoral Tribunal.

On 27 January 1995 his Supreme Court appointment, proposed by President Ernesto Zedillo, was ratified by the Senate. He was elected Chief Justice, with seven votes out of eleven, by the Supreme Court on 2 January 2007.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Mariano Azuela Güitrón
President of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation
2 January 2007 – 31 December 2010
Succeeded by
Juan N. Silva Meza