Kenneth John Gonzales

Personal

Birthday: 
1964
Birthplace: 
Espanola, NM
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Joseph F. Baca, New Mexico Supreme Court, 1994-1996
Legislative assistant, U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, New Mexico, 1996-1999
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Mexico, 1999-2010
U.S. Army Reserve, 2001-
U.S. Army major, 2008-2009
U.S. attorney for the District of New Mexico, 2010-2013

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, November 14, 2012; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of New Mexico
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1988
Name of School - Second: 

University of New Mexico School of Law

The mission of the Law School is consistent with the long-range plans of the University, recently formalized in a document entitled "UNM 2000". As a part of the University, the general mission of the Law School is to transmit and to increase the store of human knowledge. As a professional school, the Law School's role is to provide academic and professional instruction to those who wish a legal education.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1994

Judicial Career

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

New Mexico District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/9/2013
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