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Name Burciaga, Juan Guerrero
City City not recorded
State NM
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race Latino
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Burciaga, Juan Guerrero
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Burciaga, Juan Guerrero
Born August 17, 1929, in Roswell, NM
Died March 5, 1995, in Albuquerque, NM

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 19, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1989-1994. Assumed senior status on November 9, 1994. Service terminated on March 5, 1995, due to death.

Education:
U.S. Military Academy, B.S., 1952
University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., 1963

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force pilot, 1952-1959
Law clerk, Hon. H. Vearle Payne, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico, 1963-1964
Private practice, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1964-1968, 1969-1979
Special assistant attorney general, State of New Mexico, 1967-1969
Lecturer, University of New Mexico School of Law, 1970-1971
Special prosecutor, First Judicial District, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1975

compress summary

Case(s) CW-NM-0001 : Joseph v. Hartz
PC-NM-0001 : Duran v. Apodaca


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