Jose Alejandro Gonzalez Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1931
Birthplace: 
Tampa, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army lieutenant, 1952-1954
U.S. Army Reserve captain, 1954-1960
Claims representative, State Farm Mutual Life Insurance Co., Lakeland, Florida, 1957-1958
Private practice, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1958-1964
Assistant state attorney, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1961-1964
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, 1964-1978

Education

Name of School: 
University of Florida
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1952
Name of School - Second: 

Levin College of Law - University of Florida

The law school offers courses of study leading to the Juris Doctor degree, including Certificate Programs in Environmental and Land Use Law, Estates and Trusts Practice, Family Law, Intellectual Property Law or International and Comparative Law. Joint J.D./M.A. and J.D./Ph.D. degrees in a variety of disciplines are available, too. The college also offers one of the leading LL.M. in Taxation programs in the United States.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1957

Judicial Career

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

Florida Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/28/1978
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/30/1996
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