Cecilia M. Altonaga

Personal

Birthday: 
1962
Birthplace: 
Baltimore, MD
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Attorney, Dade County [Florida] Attorney`s Office, 1986-1987
Law clerk, Hon. Edward B. Davis, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1987-1988
Assistant county attorney, Dade County, Florida, 1988-1996
Judge, Miami-Dade County [Florida] Court, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 1996-1999
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 1999-2003

Education

Name of School: 
Florida International University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1983
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1986

Judicial Career

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

Florida Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/7/2003
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