Roger T. Benitez

Personal

Birthday: 
1950
Birthplace: 
Havana, Cuba
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Imperial County, California, 1978-1997
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Imperial, 1997-2001
Instructor, Imperial Valley College, 1998-1999

Education

Name of School: 
Imperial Valley College
Degree: 
A.A.
Degree Year: 
1971
Name of School - Second: 
San Diego State University
Degree - Second: 
B.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1974
Name of School - Third: 

Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Thomas Jefferson School of Law is a private, independent law school. The mission of the law school is to provide an outstanding legal education for a nationally-based, diverse student body in a collegial and supportive environment with attention to newly emerging areas of law, particularly those related to technological development, globalization and the quest for social justice.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1978

Judicial Career

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

California Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/21/2004
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 2001-2004

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