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Allen C. Winsor, United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida

Nomination

  • Nominated: April 10, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Confirmed: June 29, 2019
  • Age: 41 – 42

Career

  • Judge, Florida First District Court of Appeal (2016 – present)
  • Adjunct Professor, Florida State University (2017)
  • Office of Florida Attorney General (2013 – 2016)
    • Florida Solicitor General (2013 – 2016)
    • Chief Deputy Solicitor General (2013)
  • GrayRobinson, P.A. (2005 – 2013)
    • Shareholder (2008 – 2013)
    • Associate (2005 – 2008)
  • King & Spalding LLP (2001, 2002, 2003 – 2005)
    • Associate (2003 – 2005)
    • Summer Associate (2001, 2002)

Education

  • University of Florida, Levin College of Law, J.D. (2002)
    • With high honors
    • Order of the Coif
    • Florida Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
  • Auburn University, B.S.B.A. (1997)

Clerkships

  • Judge Ed Carnes, S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit(2002 – 2003)

Links


T. Kent Wetherell II, United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida

Nomination

  • Nominated: April 26, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Confirmed: July 9, 2019
  • Age: 47

Career

  • Judge, Florida First District Court of Appeal (2009 – present)
  • Administrative Law Judge, Florida Division of Administrative Hearings (2002 – 2009) (approximate)
  • Deputy Solicitor General, Office of the Florida Attorney General (2000 – 2002)
  • Associate, Hopping Green Sams & Smith (Tallahasee, FL) (1995 – 1999) (approximate)

Education

  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., with high honors (1995) (approximate)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Articles Editor, Florida State University Law Review
  • Florida State University, B.S., magna cum laude(1992)

Links



 
William F. Jung, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Nomination

  • Nominated: December 20, 2017
  • Confirmed: September 6, 2018
  • Age: 59

Career

  • Partner, Jung & Sisco, P.A. (Tampa, Florida) (1993 – present)
    • James H. Kynes Memorial Award for Tenacious Trial Advocacy (2010) (Hillsborough County Bar Association)
    • Member, U.S. Middle District Selection Panel for U.S. Magistrate Judge, (2010 – 2013)
  • Assistant United States Attorney, Middle District of Florida (1990 – 1993)
  • Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of Florida (1987 – 1990)
  • Associate, Carlton, Fields, Jorden, & Burt, P.A. (1985 – 1987)

Education

  • University of Illinois, J.D. (1983)
    • Editor in Chief, Illinois Law Review
    • Valedictorian
    • Order of the Coif
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A. (1980)
    • Magna cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Clerkships

  • Justice William H. Rehnquist, United States Supreme Court (1984–1985)
  • Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (1983–1984)

Links


Wendy Williams Berger, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Nomination

  • Nominated: April 10, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Confirmed: July 24, 2019
  • Age: [unavailable]

Career

  • District Judge, Fifth District Court of Appeal (2012 – present)
  • Circuit Court Judge, Seventh Judicial Circuit (2005 – 2012)
    • Adult Felony Division (2006 – 2012)
    • Civil and Probate Divisions (2005 – 2006)
    • Johns County Adult Drug Court Program (2005 – 2012)
  • Assistant General Counsel, Governor Jeb Bush (2001 – 2005)
  • Assistant State Attorney, Seventh Judicial Circuit (1993 – 2000)

Education

  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D. (1992)
    • Member, Florida State University Law Review
  • Florida State University, B.S., cum laude(1990)

Links


Thomas P. Barber, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Nomination

  • Nominated: April 26, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Age: 51

Career

  • Circuit Judge, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Criminal Division(2008 – present)
  • Judge, Hillsborough County Court(2004 – 2008)
  • Associate, Carlton Fields, P.A. (1992 – 1997, 2000 – 2004)
  • Assistant Statewide Prosecutor, Florida Attorney General’s Office (1999 – 2000)
  • Assistant State Attorney, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit (1997 – 1999)

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D. (1992)
  • University of Florida, B.A. (1989)
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Links


Roy K. Altman, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Nomination

  • Nominated: April 26, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Confirmed: April 04, 2019
  • Age: 35

Career

  • Partner, Podhurst Orseck P.A. (2014 – present)
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida (2008 – 2014)
    • Federal Bar Association Young Federal Lawyer Award
    • Federal Prosecutor of the Year, Miami-Dade County Association of Chiefs of Police and the Law Enforcement Officers Charitable Foundation

Education

  • Yale Law School, J.D. (2007)
    • Projects editor, Yale Law Journal
  • Columbia University, B.A., cum laude (2004)

Clerkships

  • Judge Stanley Marcus, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (2007–2008)

Links


Rodney Smith, United States Court of Appeals for the Southern District of Florida

Nomination

  • Nominated: April 26, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Age: 42

Career

  • Circuit Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida (2012 – present)
    • Co-chair, Diversity Committee of the Florida Conference of Circuit Judges
  • Miami-Dade County Court Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida(2008 – 2012)
  • Senior Assistant City Attorney, Miami Beach Office of the City Attorney (unavailable– 2008)
  • Insurance Defense Law attorney, various firms (year range unavailable)
  • Assistant State Attorney, Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office (1999 – 2003)

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D. (1999)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, B.S., cum laude (year unavailable)

Links


Rodolfo “Rudy” Ruiz II, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Nomination

  • Nominated: April 26, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Confirmed: May 02, 2019
  • Age: 38

Career

  • Circuit Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida(2014 – present)
  • County Court Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida (2012 – 2014)
  • Assistant County Attorney, Miami-Dade County Attorney’s Office (2009 – 2012)
  • Associate, White & Case LLP (Miami, FL) (2006 – 2008)

Education

  • Georgetown University, J.D. (2005) (approximate)
    • Articles Editor, American Criminal Law Review
  • Duke University, B.S. (unavailable)

Clerkships

  • Judge Federico A. Moreno, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida(2005 – 2006)

Links


Anuraag Singhal

Anuraag Singhal, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida

Nomination

  • Nominated: August 14th 2019

Career

  • Judge, 17th Judicial Circuit in Broward County, Florida
  • Private Practice, Fort Lauderdale
  • Prosecutor, Office of the State Attorney in Florida

Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law; J.D.
  • Rice University; B.A.

Links

https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/president-donald-j-trump-announces-judicial-nominees-united-states-attorney-nominees-united-states-marshal-nominees/

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