Joseph H. Rodriguez

Personal

Birthday: 
1930
Birthplace: 
Camden, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Camden, New Jersey, 1959-1982
Chairman, New Jersey State Board of Higher Education, 1971-1973
Chairman, New Jersey State Commission of Investigation, 1974-1979
Public advocate and public defender, State of New Jersey, 1982-1985

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, September 17, 1984; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
La Salle University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1955
Name of School - Second: 

Rutgers School of Law - Camden

The School of Law-Camden is a leading center of legal education. Its faculty is internationally recognized in a number of fields including constitutional, criminal, health, and corporate law. Its alumni are leading members of the bar in public and private practice settings throughout the nation. The school is well represented among the state and federal judiciary.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1958

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Court Name: 

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/10/1985
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/22/1998
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