Carlos Eduardo Mendoza

Personal

Birthday: 
1970
Birthplace: 
Hialeah, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Marine Corps Reserve corporal, 1989-1995
U.S. Navy lieutenant, JAG Corps, 1997-2005
Special assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Virginia, 2004-2005
Assistant state attorney and division chief, State of Florida, 2005-2008
Assistant city attorney, St. Augustine, Florida, 2008-2011
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 2011-2014

Education

Name of School: 
Central Florida Community College (now College of Central Florida)
Degree: 
A.A.
Degree Year: 
1991
Name of School - Second: 
West Virginia University
Degree - Second: 
B.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1993
Name of School - Third: 

West Virginia University Law School

The West Virginia University College of Law offers a curriculum which blends skills, perspectives, and substantive law courses in a supportive learning environment. WVU is recognized nationally as a leader in providing a student-centered learning experience. The Law Center provides access to the Internet through a wireless network and has other state-of-the-art technology, including connections for laptops at each seat in the classrooms, web access at each carrel in the library, and video conferencing and distance learning facilities. Our graduates are employed at the major law firms in West Virginia, are members of the judiciary, and hold important positions in government. They are also in major law firms from New York City to Hong Kong, Rome to Pittsburgh and San Diego to Richmond. Many graduates also run their own offices and work tirelessly for those who have little or no money but desperately need legal representation.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1997

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Court Name: 

Florida Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/27/2014
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