Born 1966 in Sagua La Grande, Cuba
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Barack Obama on August 5, 2014, to a seat vacated by Ronald A. Guzman. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 2014, and received commission on December 19, 2014.
University of Miami, B.A., 1988
George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1991
Assistant public defender, Cook County, Illinois, 1991-2003
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 2003-2014