Luis Felipe Restrepo

Personal

Birthday: 
1959
Birthplace: 
Medellin, Colombia
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, ACLU National Prison Project, Washington, D.C., 1986-1987
Assistant defender, Defender Association of Philadelphia [Pennsylvania], 1987-1990
Assistant federal public defender, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1990-1993
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1993-2006

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, November 27, 2012; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, November 12, 2014; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Pennsylvania
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1981
Name of School - Second: 

Tulane University Law School

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

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Court Name: 

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/19/2013
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2006-2013

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