Albert Diaz

Personal

Birthday: 
1960
Birthplace: 
Brooklyn, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Prosecutor, defense counsel, and chief review officer, Legal Services Support Section, U.S. Marine Corps, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, 1988-1991
Office of the Judge Advocate General, U.S. Navy, Washington, D.C., 1991-2000; appellate government counsel, 1991-1995; reserve appellate defense counsel, 1995-2000
Private practice, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1995-2001
Reserve military judge, U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Trial Judiciary, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, 2000-2005
Judge, North Carolina Superior Court, 2001-2005
Reserve appellate military judge, U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, 2005-2006
Special judge, North Carolina Business Court, 2005-2010

Education

Name of School: 
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1983
Name of School - Second: 

New York University School of Law

Our educational mission focuses on our three core constituencies: students, faculty and alumni. There is an obvious interdependence among these three groups: By attracting the top students, faculty interest is magnified; likewise, enabling professors to do their best work and supplying them with the most desirable resources allows us to attract young scholars who are motivated and talented. Similarly, the more tangible the impact the Law School has on our community, the more engaged our alumni become. Our graduates are energized by the intellectual excitement of the school, enriching their own professional lives and adding still more luster to their alma mater's reputation. Loyal alumni give back, so that a cycle of generosity, learning, appreciation and active participation in our school and society continues.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1988
Name of School - Third: 
Boston University
Degree - Third: 
M.S.
Degree Year - Third: 
1993

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Court Name: 

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/22/2010
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