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Name Gonzales, Kenneth John
City Las Cruces
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1964 in Espanola, NM

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1964 in Espanola, NM

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 4, 2013, to a seat vacated by Bruce D. Black. Confirmed by the Senate on June 17, 2013, and received commission on August 9, 2013.

Education:
University of New Mexico, B.A., 1988
University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., 1994

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Joseph F. Baca, New Mexico Supreme Court, 1994-1996
Legislative assistant, U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, New Mexico, 1996-1999
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Mexico, 1999-2010
U.S. Army Reserve, 2001-
U.S. Army major, 2008-2009
U.S. attorney for the District of New Mexico, 2010-2013

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, November 14, 2012; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) PC-NM-0001 : Duran v. Martinez

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