Born 1963 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on October 15, 2019, to a seat vacated by Jay A. Garcia-Gregory.
Confirmed by the Senate on February 25, 2020, and received commission on February 26, 2020.
Other Federal Judicial Service
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, 2011-2020
Emerson College, B.A., 1983
University of Puerto Rico School of Law, J.D., 1986
Attorney, Federal Litigation Division, Puerto Rico Department of Justice, 1986-1989
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Puerto Rico, 1989-1995
Associate regional counsel, Caribbean Environmental Protection Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1995-2011